hemianopia


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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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Four of the 70 children with hemianopia had response to movement, especially noted in the peripheral field.
One of the artists and a former carpenter, Peter Mulholland, can only see half of the visual field due to hemianopia after a stroke 12 years ago.
The technique developed at Durham University - which could be delivered to people's mobile phones or games consoles - could help the 4,000 people each year who suffer from hemianopia, in which people lose half of their visual field.
Table 1: Classification of Stroke in the study * Stroke Classification Features Total anterior cerebral Deficits of higher cerebral function, infarct (TACI), homonymous hemianopia and ipsilateral hemiparesis with or without sensory loss.
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Researchers have found that people suffering from hemianopia face difficulty in detecting pedestrians while driving.
Severe cranial trauma can "split" the optic chiasm and produce a bitemporal hemianopia. Penetrating cranial injuries can also damage more posterior structures along the afferent visual pathway, usually at the level of the occipital cortex.
A 46-year-old white man complained of episodic visual auras consisting of fortification spectra and hemianopia that had started in early adulthood.
Four patients had specific postoperative sequelae of partial hemianopia, unilateral visual loss, or anosmia.
Patients with hemiparesis, homonymous hemianopia and new disorders of higher cerebral dysfunction e.g.
02 OxSight Prism glasses are designed to help people with peripheral vision loss such as glaucoma, retinitis pigmentosa and homonymous hemianopia.
Our neurological evaluation revealed dysarthria, right side paresthesias, and left limbs ataxia in addition to right lateral homonymous hemianopia that was secondary to the previous ischemic event.