Publication details

Visual field



Year of publication 2013
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Collegium Antropologicum
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Field ORL, ophthalmology, stomatology
Keywords visual field; visual pathway; visual field defects; examination of the visual field; Amsler grid; kinetic and static perimetry; microperimetry
Description This article is dedicated to main information about visual field, monocular and binocular ranges of visual field including their defects. Visual field loss may occur to disease of the eye, optic nerve or brain. Typical changes are present at glaucoma and macular degeneration. Visual pathway is also mentioned. The basic medical examinations of visual fields are Amsler grid, kinetic and static perimetry and the other. Newer method is microperimetry which detects the changes directly on the retina. The aim of this poster is importance and determination of visual field as a preventive ophthalmologic and optometric examination.

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