Vision

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cataracts

reffers to clouding of the lens of the eye and occurs naturally w/ age.

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center vision

central part of what one sees when looking straight at on object

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diabetic retinopathy

a vision disorder associated w/ diabetes that can cause total loss of vision if not controlled

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glaucoma

a disease causing loss of vision when fluid pressure w/in the eye damages the optic nerve.

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glaucoma

tunnel vision

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macular degeneration

an incurable disorder of the eye affecting the ability to see objects in the center of the visual field

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macular degeneration

can only see perpheral visions

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diabetic retinopathy

Blurred vision and slow vision loss over time

Floaters

Shadows or missing areas of vision

Trouble seeing at night

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diabetic retinopathy

caused by damage to blood vessels of the retina. retina is layer of tissue at the back of inner eye.

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peripheral vision

side vision or seeing out of the corner of the eye

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presbyopia

loss of ability to see details at close range due to age

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scotoma

"blind spots" that often occur as a result of disease or injury

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visual acuity

the eye's ability to focus on details at any range

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visual fields

areas or angels of vision that can be seen without moving the head or eyes.

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visual closer

seeing entire figure when only a portion is actually visable

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visual discrimination

to tell the difference between & likeness of different shapes, sizes, patterns, forms, positions & color

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visual memory

seeing and retaining characteristics of senses pertaining to the visual experiences

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Visual scanning

examination of small area or differrent isolated areas; actively find relevant info quickly and effectivly.

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visual spatial relationship

Difficulty in relating oneself to space and
to relate sets of objects to each other.

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visual spatial relationship

recognize a form even when rotated or positioned differently

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visual sequential memory

neccessary for remembering numbers and letters.

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visual figure ground

ID shapes in a busy visual environment