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Visual Disturbance -  ECCENTRIC VISION Lecture 15 of 22  NEXT»

In this condition, vision is best when the individual is not looking directly at object of regard.

1. Central scotoma
2. Craniopharyngioma
3. Eccentric fixation with amblyopia
4. Ectopic macula, such as macula displaced by retinal scarring or fibrous strands, often a result of retinopathy of prematurity
5. Glaucoma-late with only eccentric field remaining
6. Homonymous hemianopia with macular involvement (see p. 613)
*7. Macular scar, such as with age-related macular degeneration.

Beyer-Machule C, von Noorden GK: Atlas of ophthalmic surgery, vol 1: Lids, orbits, extraocular muscles. New York: Thieme Medical. 1984.

Huber A. Eye signs and symptoms in brain tumors, 3rd ed. St. Louis: CV Mosby, 1976.


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