visual disorder


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Noun1.visual disorder - impairment of the sense of sightvisual disorder - impairment of the sense of sight  
amaurosis - partial or total loss of sight without pathology of the eye; caused by disease of optic nerve or retina or brain
amblyopia - visual impairment without apparent organic pathology
ametropia - (ophthalmology) faulty refraction of light rays in the eye as in astigmatism or myopia
aniseikonia - visual defect in which the shape and size of an ocular image differ in the two eyes
anorthopia - distorted vision in which straight lines appear curved
aphakia - absence of the natural lens of the eye (usually resulting from the removal of cataracts)
blindness, cecity, sightlessness - the state of being blind or lacking sight
color blindness, color vision deficiency, colour blindness, colour vision deficiency - genetic inability to distinguish differences in hue
diplopia, double vision - visual impairment in which an object is seen as two objects; "diplopia often disappears when one eye is covered"
disability, disablement, handicap, impairment - the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"
day blindness, hemeralopia - inability to see clearly in bright light
hemianopia, hemianopsia - blindness in one half of the visual field of one or both eyes
quadrantanopia - blindness in one fourth of the visual field
metamorphopsia - a defect of vision in which objects appear to be distorted; usually due to a defect in the retina
moon blindness, night blindness, nyctalopia - inability to see clearly in dim light; due to a deficiency of vitamin A or to a retinal disorder
photoretinitis - damage to the retina resulting from exposure of the eye to the sun without adequate protection
detached retina, detachment of the retina, retinal detachment - visual impairment resulting from the retina becoming separated from the choroid in the back of the eye; treated by photocoagulation
scotoma - an isolated area of diminished vision within the visual field
tunnel vision - visual impairment involving a loss of peripheral vision
xanthopsia - visual defect in which objects appear to have a yellowish hue; sometimes occurs in cases of jaundice
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03 Late identification of a visual disorder in a child has deep consequences on their vision, general development, social life and academic achievements.
Taking the recent CBSE test was probably the last time Grade 10 student Taha would sit for an exam as a regular student, since he is suffering from a rare visual disorder called congenital cone-rod dystrophy - a genetic disease that is turning him blind.
LAHORE -- A girl suffering from a visual disorder approached the Lahore High Court against the Punjab University (PU) for not allowing her to sit entrance examination for admission to a masters programme.
In this study, which included a large representative cohort of patients hospitalized for NE during January 2000-December 2014, we identified nephrotoxic drug intake, visual disorder, microscopic or macroscopic hematuria, leukocyte count >10 x [10.sup.9] cells/L, and thrombocytopenia ([less than or equal to] 90 x [10.sup.9]/L) as independent predictive factors of severe NE.
Despite frameshift mutations were identified in these patients, no visual disorder featured by night blindness was observed with the aging of the patients.
Scdoris-Salerno was born with an uncorrectable visual disorder. She has competed in the Paralympics in tandem cycling and has worked much of her life at her father's sled-dog ride business at Mount Bachelor.
Comorbid disorders in patients diagnosed with cerebral palsy can not been evaluated negative positive Epilepsy 0% 29% 71% Visual Disorder 38.50% 44.90% 16.80% Hearing Disorder 5.60% 79.40% 15% Speech Disorder 0% 58% 42% Note: Table made from bar graph.
The disease have many kinds in which some may occurs as a complication of the other visual disorder which is called secondary glaucoma but majority of the disease happen without any known reason that is called primary.
LSD like Panic from Risperidone in post-LSD Visual Disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology: June 1996; Volume 16; Issue 3: 238-241
* underlying visual disorder, usually acquired, such as glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, central retinal artery occlusion, and optic neuritis (3), (4), (11)
Causes of poor visual outcomes were classified as selection (patients with another visual disorder, in addition to cataract), surgical (e.g., vitreous loss), optical (e.g., postoperative astigmatism), and late surgical complications (retinal detachment or posterior capsule opacification).
Disruption in melanosomes leads to oculocutenous albinism and visual disorder and dysfunction in platelet granules leads to platelet aggregation disorder and pulmonary fibrosis in alveolar cells.