metamorphopsia


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Noun1.metamorphopsia - a defect of vision in which objects appear to be distortedmetamorphopsia - a defect of vision in which objects appear to be distorted; usually due to a defect in the retina
vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment - impairment of the sense of sight
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They may be completely asymptomatic or cause vision disorders including decreased visual acuity, photopsia, or metamorphopsia.
0 m and symptoms on presentation included decreased visual acuity, central scotomas, and metamorphopsia.
6, 9 Acute CSCR usually a unilateral disease affecting young males who presented with sudden onset visual deterioration along that may or may not be associated with metamorphopsia.
Symptoms include defective vision positive ascotomas, metamorphopsia, micropsia and vertical diplopia due to tractional detachment of macula.
Signs that indicate AMD may be present include blurred vision, areas of waviness in vision, called metamorphopsia (where straight lines appear to be wavy due to the blood and fluid buildup from the abnormal blood vessels), and areas of missing vision in the central visual Field, which are called scotomas.
Jetrea treats vitreomacular traction and macular hole and was recommended for reimbursement, for treatment of patients showing symptoms of metamorphopsia, whose impact is considered severe and distressing, and equal to loss of two lines in visual acuity.
Decrease in visual acuity was the most common presenting symptom followed by central scotoma and metamorphopsia.
All those abnormalities are usually accompanied by symptoms such as prolonged, incomplete visual recovery [13, 19, 20] and metamorphopsia [16, 21].
Arimura and colleagues (2006) correlated perceptual distortions that are associated with the development of a macular hole with scores on their metamorphopsia questionnaire.
The correlation between symptoms and signs associated with hypotension and its changes in the brain perfusion was reported in a 78-year-old right-handed man with idiopathic orthostatic hypotension who presented episodes of recurrent stereotyped attacks of bilateral limb shaking and metamorphopsia, which were precipitated by standing for more than 3 or 4 minutes, or walking a few meters.
These patients reported reduced visual acuity and metamorphopsia, i.