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Visual Field Test

Alternate Names : Perimetry, Visual Field Testing

Visual Field Test | Preparation & Expectations | Results and Values

What do the test results mean?

Results of the test are normal if the field of vision is as expected for the person's age. If there are defects in the field of vision, certain disease may be present. These can include:

  • glaucoma
  • damage or inflammation of the nerves of the eye
  • damage to the retina, or back of the eye
  • damage to the brain, such as a stroke
  • other eye diseases

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    Author: Stephanie Slon, BA
    Reviewer: Adam Brochert, MD
    Date Reviewed: 09/04/01

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