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Is depth perception affected by blindness in one eye?

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Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Need two

True depth perception usually requires 2 eyes (same for 3d at the movies).
People who only have vision in one eye compensate by being a good judge of size, etc.

In brief: Need two

True depth perception usually requires 2 eyes (same for 3d at the movies).
People who only have vision in one eye compensate by being a good judge of size, etc.
Dr. Steven Hill
Dr. Steven Hill
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Depth perception dysfunction is usually due to childhood strabismus, or poor vision in one eye.
These things are usually permanent and cannot be treated. Blindness in one eye prevents simultaneous binocular vision which ends true depth perception (stereovision).

In brief: Yes

Depth perception dysfunction is usually due to childhood strabismus, or poor vision in one eye.
These things are usually permanent and cannot be treated. Blindness in one eye prevents simultaneous binocular vision which ends true depth perception (stereovision).
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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