A 69-year-old male asked:
Lt.eye mac.pucker.corrected vision 20/40 µpsia.amsler grid nl.corrected vision 20/40.age 69.could the macuar pucker cause micropsia?rt. eye20/30.
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Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Micropsia: Yes, it can if the macular pucker is severe enough. Micropsia is a condition in which objects are perceived to be smaller than they actually are. Micropsia can be caused by optical factors (such as wearing glasses), by distortion of images in the eye (such as optically, via swelling of the cornea or from changes in the shape of the retina such as from retinal edema,macular degeneration, and more
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Last updated Jul 20, 2016
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