Chapter 4. Visual Function

  1. Alec M. Ansons2 and
  2. Helen Davis1

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470698839.ch4

Diagnosis and Management of Ocular Motility Disorders, Third Edition

Diagnosis and Management of Ocular Motility Disorders, Third Edition

How to Cite

Ansons, A. M. and Davis, H. (2000) Visual Function, in Diagnosis and Management of Ocular Motility Disorders, Third Edition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470698839.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    Senior Lecturer in Orthoptics, Department of Ophthalmology and Orthoptics, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, University of Sheffield, Sheffield

  2. 2

    Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Oxford Road, Manchester

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 6 DEC 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632047987

Online ISBN: 9780470698839

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Keywords:

  • visual function;
  • colour sense;
  • light sense;
  • form sense;
  • visual acuity

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Light sense

  • Form sense

  • Assessment and Measurement of Form Vision

  • Recording the Results of Visual Acuity Tests

  • Visual Crowding Effect

  • Further Investigation When Defective Visual Acuity is Recorded or Estimated

  • Contrast Sensitivity

  • Visual Fields

  • Colour Sense

  • Electrodiagnostic Tests for Visual Function

  • References