By Fiona J. Rowe
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1991). Neural signals for vertical vestibular and smooth pursuit eye movements ascend from the cerebellum, medulla and pons to midbrain oculo motor nuclei via the medial longitudinal fasciculus but also the superior cerebellar peduncle. 7 Sagittal view of cortical areas; schematic representation. (Adapted from Rowe FJ. (2003) Supranuclear and internuclear control of eye movements. A review. ) Vergence gaze movements Premotor signals for vergence are found in neurones in the mesencephalic reticular formation near the third nerve nuclei.
Since the direct antagonist of the affected muscle is acting more/less unopposed, this muscle requires less than normal innervation to move into its field of action. According to Hering’s law, its yoke muscle will also receive the same little innervation and therefore, underacts. The contralateral synergist of the affected muscle is overacting. According to Sherrington’s law, its direct antagonist will receive an equal impulse to relax and since it is a normal muscle, this results in underaction of the muscle.
1986; 84: 488–526. Souza-Dias C, Prieto-Diaz J, Uesegui CF. Topographical aspects of the insertions of the extraocular muscles. Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. 1986; 23: 183–9. BLBK403-c02 BLBK403-Rowe 2 December 12, 2011 12:46 Trim: 244mm×172mm Char Count= Binocular Single Vision Binocular single vision is the ability to use both eyes simultaneously so that each eye contributes to a common single perception. Normal binocular single vision occurs with bifoveal fixation and normal retinal correspondence in everyday sight.
Clinical orthoptics by Fiona J. Rowe