By R. John Leigh, Michael W. Devereaux
This quantity brings jointly paintings from best researchers within the fields of developmental issues of binocular imaginative and prescient, strabismus, and either childish and bought different types of nystagmus. It comprises 4 sections. the 1st part, easy thoughts of strong imaginative and prescient and Gaze, offers with psychophysical facets of childish different types of nystagmus and the relative contributions of extraocular proprioception and efference (corollary discharge). It additionally comprises an available evaluation of present notions of spatial and temporal visible services and spatial fidelity in childish nystagmus syndrome and latent nystagmus. the second one part, New versions and strategies for learning Gaze balance, reports animal and improvement types for strabismus, amblyopia, and nystagmus. It additionally includes novel optical equipment for coping with the visible effects of nystagmus and a examine of the aptitude unwell results of video screens on kid's reaction to close viewing. The 3rd part, New remedies for Congenital Nystagmus, offers simple genetic experiences and scientific trials of drug and surgical operation of these sufferers with childish types of nystagmus. the ultimate section,General facets of standard and irregular Gaze keep an eye on, pulls jointly quite a number contributions facing general gaze keep watch over, childish nystagmus, and purchased problems of eye activities, together with new therapy measures. This ebook can be a worthy source for all scientists and practitioners attracted to developmental problems of imaginative and prescient.
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Recently, we found that the extent of perceived motion smear is reduced even when a smooth movement of the eye is produced by pressing on the globe, implicating a contribution from signals of eye muscle proprioception. The reduction of perceived motion smear during normal eye movements is asymmetrical, depending on the relative direction of target motion with respect to the moving eye. 3 The median duration of perceived motion smear produced by a 100-millisecond bright spot is shown during the leftward and rightward slow-phase IN eye movements of subject SS.