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What are the symptoms of cortical vision impairments?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Visual field loss: Dysfunction in the cortex either disrupts the visual pathways, blocking that portion of the visual signal--or there can be dysfunction of the actual visual processing portion (occipital lobe). In both cases chunks of vision will be lost . Other cortical problems may disrupt pattern recognition, facial recognition or other higher degree visual interpretation.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

What are cortical vision impairments?

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Dr. Ilan Cohen
Ophthalmology 25 years experience
Brain problem: Cortical visual impairment is when visual function is affected by changes in the brain rather than changes in the eye. Cortical visual impairment can be caused by developmental brain defects, head trauma, strokes to the occipital lobe and some other things.

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