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Is visual field and peripheral field the same thing?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: almost

Visual field refers to the patterning of the reception of the entire retina.
As a subset, the peripheral field refers to the outer portion of the full visual field. So they refer to something the same but visual field is more comprehensive.

In brief: almost

Visual field refers to the patterning of the reception of the entire retina.
As a subset, the peripheral field refers to the outer portion of the full visual field. So they refer to something the same but visual field is more comprehensive.
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