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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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Four months following surgery, the visual acuity had improved to 20/100 OD and 20/40 OS with improvement in the visual fields OU.
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When there are defects in the visual field caused by ODD, regular tonometry and computerized visual fields are mandatory, as these patients are predisposed to have their nerve fibers damaged and they are sensitive to elevated or even normal intraocular pressure [25-28].
However, three-dimensional vision requires overlap of the visual fields of the two eyes.
The purported significance of this study was to ascertain whether the values for LV obtained by these two strategies are comparable when done on local population so that the strategy that produces same results in lesser time and is convenient for patient as well may be utilized, in clinical practice, for assessment of visual fields.
When we compared the diameters of the visual fields of the participants who perceived distortions or scotomas with those who did not, we found that the rank order of field diameters differed statistically significantly between the two groups, U = 108.
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