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Can a large eye floater affect peripheral vision in a visual field test.

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Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Visual field testing will occasionally pickup small areas of visual field depressions if the floater is particularly large and thick, as some patients may have.
Since they move, a repeat visual field should also show the depression to have moved. I would not however expect a large visual field abnormality from a floater and certainly l recommend an exam to rule out any problems by an eye md.

In brief: Yes

Visual field testing will occasionally pickup small areas of visual field depressions if the floater is particularly large and thick, as some patients may have.
Since they move, a repeat visual field should also show the depression to have moved. I would not however expect a large visual field abnormality from a floater and certainly l recommend an exam to rule out any problems by an eye md.
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No expected

No. This would not seem to be an expected dynamic.
Is this what you were told or is this your idea? I am not an opthamologist and we will have to see if one has an opinion about this matter. I will ask for a consult for you.

In brief: No expected

No. This would not seem to be an expected dynamic.
Is this what you were told or is this your idea? I am not an opthamologist and we will have to see if one has an opinion about this matter. I will ask for a consult for you.
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