hemianopia

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Related to bilateral hemianopia: heteronymous hemianopia, quadrantic hemianopia

hemianopia

(ˌhɛmɪænˈəʊpɪə)
n
(Pathology) loss of vision in either the whole left or the whole right half of the field of vision. Also called: hemianopsia or hemiopia
[C19: from hemi- + an- + Greek opsis sight]
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Noun1.hemianopia - blindness in one half of the visual field of one or both eyeshemianopia - blindness in one half of the visual field of one or both eyes
vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment - impairment of the sense of sight
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The patient continued to have bilateral hemianopia. Extremities were full against gravity and sensation was intact.
The patient must have a corrected visual acuity in his or her best eye of 20/70 or worse, or have a documented central scotoma, a general constriction of the visual fields, or bilateral hemianopia. Qualifying patients must show a medical necessity for the services rendered, be capable of progress, and be able to derive a benefit.

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