What of the Future?

  • John T. Flynn

Abstract

In closing this book I feel that I have completed a journey, with my readers as companions. The words of Ernst Mach, the great natural scientist, biophysicist (before the word was coined), and philosopher of the turn of the century are apt ones to keep before us at all times. The primary purpose of this book was to ask questions: questions I deemed important in deepening and broadening our knowledge of strabismus; questions that seem to be within our collective power as a community of basic and clinical scientists and practitioners to answer; questions that because of their factual answers, will lead to progress in the study of strabismus akin to the progress being made elsewhere in our specialty; questions, the answers to which may provide insight into both form and function of the visual nervous system, of interest to psychophysical, developmental, and neurobiological colleagues as well as ourselves.

Keywords

Migration Glaucoma Cataract Tral Strabismus 

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • John T. Flynn
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  1. 1.Bascom Palmer Eye InstituteUniversity of Miami School of MedicineMiamiUSA

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