News tagged with visual field

Training module helps optometrists ID glaucoma

(HealthDay)—Incorporating functional results into assessments may improve the accuracy of optometrists' diagnosis of glaucoma following a training intervention, according to a study published online Oct. 2 in Ophthalmic ...

Oct 13, 2015
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Driving with central visual field loss

Vision researchers in Boston have published the second paper of a study designed to determine if a driver who suffers from loss of central vision is able to detect pedestrians in a timely manner when driving. Central visual ...

Sep 02, 2015
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Faces that distract from actions

The sudden appearance of a face within our visual field can affect the motor action accompanying a gesture even if the face is totally unrelated to what we are doing and even if we try to ignore it. At one condition, though: ...

Dec 15, 2014
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