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What do blind spots reveal about the brain?
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Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Brain and vision: The vision is represented in the brain by a set of crossing nerve pathways that extend from the eye to the back of the brain. Interruption of these causes characteristic patterns of loss of side vision. For example, a left brain tumor can cause loss of the right side vision in both eyes. A pituitary tumor can cause loss of the outer (temporal) vision in both eyes.
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Last updated Dec 17, 2014
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