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A Manual of Orthoptics

A Manual of Orthoptics This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This is the soundest and clearest exposition of orthoptics yet to be published and should be read by everyone who treats the child with squint. The book is divided into two parts, the first of which deals with the philosophy of orthoptics, and the second with the application of orthoptic technique. Miss Lancaster develops in a concise and logical manner the reasons for orthoptic training and the goals to be achieved. She first summarizes the growth and development of binocular vision, treating the latter as subject to the laws which govern the development of conditioned reflexes. She then presents a concise and lucid outline of the learning process. It is interesting to find that she believes the age of readiness for orthoptic training is at about 8 years. From this it would seem that many of us are expecting too much from orthoptics at an early age, since we now http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Archives of Ophthalmology American Medical Association

A Manual of Orthoptics

A.M.A. Archives of Ophthalmology , Volume 47 (3) – Mar 1, 1952

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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1952 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-6339
DOI
10.1001/archopht.1952.01700030419014
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This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This is the soundest and clearest exposition of orthoptics yet to be published and should be read by everyone who treats the child with squint. The book is divided into two parts, the first of which deals with the philosophy of orthoptics, and the second with the application of orthoptic technique. Miss Lancaster develops in a concise and logical manner the reasons for orthoptic training and the goals to be achieved. She first summarizes the growth and development of binocular vision, treating the latter as subject to the laws which govern the development of conditioned reflexes. She then presents a concise and lucid outline of the learning process. It is interesting to find that she believes the age of readiness for orthoptic training is at about 8 years. From this it would seem that many of us are expecting too much from orthoptics at an early age, since we now

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A.M.A. Archives of OphthalmologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Mar 1, 1952

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