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What is a visual fields test?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: Visual field test

Visual field test is used to assess your field of vision aka peripheral vision.
This can be affected by glaucoma so we monitor your visual field as another means to assess treatment measures. Of course, there are other reasons for loss of visual field such as droopy eyelid (ptosis). Check out http://www.medicinenet.com/visual_field_test/article.htm & http://goo.gl/nuWt2G for more info.

In brief: Visual field test

Visual field test is used to assess your field of vision aka peripheral vision.
This can be affected by glaucoma so we monitor your visual field as another means to assess treatment measures. Of course, there are other reasons for loss of visual field such as droopy eyelid (ptosis). Check out http://www.medicinenet.com/visual_field_test/article.htm & http://goo.gl/nuWt2G for more info.
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