Indirect vision

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(Opt.) vision when the rays of light from an object fall upon the peripheral parts of the retina.

See also: Vision

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Only from 2016, under the most recent revision of standards, are methods of indirect vision a including cameras a permitted.
When the mouth mirror is used for indirect vision, it is critical to maintain posture, reduce eyestrain, and complete specific functions.
As far as use of indirect vision is concerned results of this study showed that most dentists n=430 (92%) worked off and on in indirect vision to treat maxillary teeth while n=14 (3%) never used indirect vision and n=23 (5%) always worked in indirect vision.
Though she never explicitly cites Benjamin--or other commentators, which gives her writing a TV-like sense of presentness, as if it is communing with the screen in a void--she channels his attunement to the correspondences between technological formats, States of mind, and politics: "But, of course, we don't have to think about anything once television lulls us to sleep and begins its dictations." I don't know whether she was familiar with Paul Virilio's oeuvre back then, but she hits on the immediacy, ubiquity, and collapse of time and space by TV in a way that resonates with his eerily prescient concept of "indirect vision"--the trending toward technological interface that anticipated today's rampant smartphone addiction, as well as drone warfare.