Disorders of Visual Pathway

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Disorders of Visual Pathway:

Disorders of Visual Pathway Prof. Husan Bano

Disorders of Visual Pathway:

Disorders of Visual Pathway The visual pathway includes: Retina optic nerve optic chiasm optic radiations and occipital cortex

Disorders of Visual Pathway:

Disorders of Visual Pathway Damage of visual pathway causes a variety of visual field defects.

What is visual field?:

What is visual field? The  visual field   is the total area in which objects can be seen in the side (peripheral) vision while you focus your eyes on a central point.

Visual Field:

Visual Field

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Right eye left eye

Disorders of Visual Pathway:

Disorders of Visual Pathway

Terms used:

Terms used Hemianopia :   Blindness  in half of the visual  field .(Optic Nerve damage) Bi-temporal hemianopia : loss of vision in both temporal field (optic chiasma ) Homonymous hemianopia : is a visual field defect involving either two right or the two left halves of the visual field of both eye

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