visual field

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visual field

n.
The space or range within which objects are visible to the immobile eyes at a given time. Also called field of vision.

visual field

n
(Physiology) the whole extent of the image falling on the retina when the eye is fixating a given point in space

field′ of vi′sion


n.
the entire view encompassed by the eye trained in any particular direction. Also called visual field.
[1930–35]
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Noun1.visual field - all of the points of the physical environment that can be perceived by a stable eye at a given momentvisual field - all of the points of the physical environment that can be perceived by a stable eye at a given moment
visual percept, visual image - a percept that arises from the eyes; an image in the visual system
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Left eye visual fields by SAP showed inferior altitudinal field defects and OCT for RNFL analysis showed RNFL thinning in all quadrants except lower temporal and infero-temporal quadrants which had normal thickness.
Visual field testing by standard automated perimetry (SAP) demonstrated an inferior altitudinal field defect and OCT for RNFL analysis showed normal RNFL thickness in all quadrants except upper temporal quadrant which showed thinning.
Central scotomas were noted on confrontation, but HVF showed bilateral, inferior altitudinal field defects.