central vision


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Related to central vision: fovea, central vision loss, central fovea
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Noun1.central vision - vision using the fovea and parafovea; the middle part of the visual field
visual modality, visual sense, vision, sight - the ability to see; the visual faculty
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Stargardt's disease, also known as Stargardt's macular dystrophy, affects the area of the retina called the macula and causes a reduction in central vision.
The clinical study is intended to evaluate the tolerance of PRIMA while demonstrating the evoked central vision perception among patients who have lost their sight due to atrophic advanced dry-AMD.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) affects the central vision and is the most common cause of sight loss in the UK, affecting more than 600,000 people.
It is obviously a very frightening time for those patients with the disease, in which the central vision deteriorates due to general wear and tear and lifestyle factors.
Ms Pugh, from Rossett, in Wrexham, North Wales, has recently been told damage to her optic nerve is permanent, which has left her with no central vision and unable to see straight ahead.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD): This eye disease causes central vision loss.
Clifford was diagnosed with agerelated macular degeneration (AMD), which has eventually led to the loss of his central vision.
The dry form is characterized by the slow buildup of residue from the breakdown of the light-sensitive cells in the macula, the part of the retina responsible for your sharpest central vision.
The areas of the brain associated with central vision, which is most commonly affected in MD, were compared with the areas associated with peripheral vision.
The disease is characterized by loss of central vision, usually in both eyes.
AMD is a progressive disease, which can lead to severe central vision "blind spots" in both eyes in the most advanced form, end-stage AMD.
The 48-year-old suffers from hereditary disease Stargardt's muscular dystrophy, which affects one in 10,000 people and is characterised by central vision loss.

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