Visual Field Testing: The Long View
Let’s talk about future clinical management of patients with vision problems – now!
Chris Johnson | | Longer Read
My interest in vision assessment stems from an undergraduate visual perception laboratory class that introduced me to unresolved problems in visual neuroscience. I was captivated. There was so much to do: we needed a better understanding not just of the neurophysiology of vision, but also of the visual effects of systemic diseases, such as diabetes. Back then, remember, retinal examination was the only way of directly observing living blood vessels within intact tissue, and therefore had applications well beyond vision assessment. So that triggered my fascination with the evaluation of eye diseases, and resulted in a career focused on investigating modalities that can help us assess visual disorders.
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