Chapter 3. Disturbance of Vision

  1. Peggy Frith Consultant Ophthalmic Physician1,
  2. Roger Gray Consultant Ophthalmologist2,
  3. Sally MacLennan Clinical Assistant3 and
  4. Phillip Ambler General Practitioner, Wantage, and Clinical Assistant in Ophthalmology4

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760147.ch3

The Eye in Clinical Practice, Second Edition

The Eye in Clinical Practice, Second Edition

How to Cite

Frith, P., Gray, R., MacLennan, S. and Ambler, P. (2001) Disturbance of Vision, in The Eye in Clinical Practice, Second Edition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760147.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Eye Hospital, Oxford

  2. 2

    Taunton and Somerset, NHS Trust

  3. 3

    The Eye Hospital, Oxford

  4. 4

    The Eye Hospital, Oxford

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632058952

Online ISBN: 9780470760147

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Keywords:

  • blurring of vision;
  • pupil reactions;
  • macular problems;
  • blood sugar control;
  • haemorrhage

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Blurring of Vision

  • Difficulty in Reading

  • Sudden Loss of Vision

  • Transient Loss of Vision: Amaurosis Fugax

  • Floaters

  • Flashing Lightsdouble Vision: Diplopia

  • Sensation of Visual Movement: Oscillopsia

  • Haloes

  • Glare

  • Distortion

  • Night Blindness

  • Disturbance of Colour Vision

  • Bogus Visual Symptoms