Disorders of the anterior visual pathways

Madill, S. A.; Riordan-Eva, P.
December 2004
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Dec2004 Supplement 4, Vol. 75, piv12
Academic Journal
journal article
The article focuses on the diagnosis, causes, and types of disorders associated with anterior visual pathways, and discusses the symptoms through which physicians can differentiate between retinal and optic nerve diseases. Photopsia, metamorphopsia and micropsia are symptoms of retinal disease, whereas dyschromatopsia is associated with optic nerve disease. It states that visual electrophysiology is usually the best method of distinguishing between retinal and optic nerve disease.


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