Extraocular Muscle Surgery for Nystagmus

Del Monte, Monte; Hertle, Richard
July 2006
Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p200
Academic Journal
Presents a panel discussion on extraocular muscle surgery for nystagmus led by Monte Del Monte and Richard Hertle with Rudolph S. Wagner. Medical history of a boy with tyrosinase-positive oculocutaneous albinism; Approach that Del Monte would use to inform the parents about their boy's condition; Concepts of the expanded nystagmus acuity function and foveation times discussed by Hertle.


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