- cerebral amblyopia
- The term cerebral amblyopia is indebted to the Greek noun ambluopia, which means weakness of vision. It refers to a variant of * amblyopia, or diminished visual acuity, attributed to a lesion affecting the retrochiasmal part of the visual system. In cerebral amblyopia, the ability to see stationary light stimuli is affected, whereas the ability to perceive moving light stimuli within the scotomatous field remains intact. This dissociative phenomenon is known as *Riddoch's phenomenon. When the loss of vision in cerebral amblyopia affects both visual hemifields, the term bilateral hemiamblyopia is used. When only one of the visual hemifields is affected, the term unilateral hemiamblyopia applies. Cerebral ambly-opia constitutes the conceptual and phenomeno-logical counterpart of * akinetopsia.ReferencesChua, B.E.-G., Johnson, K., Martin, F. (2004). A retrospective review of the associations between amblyopia type, patient age, treatment compliance and referral patterns. Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology, 32, 175-179.
Dictionary of Hallucinations. J.D. Blom. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
amblyopia and hallucinations — Amblyopia is also known as lazy eye . The term comes from the Greek noun ambluopia, which means weakness of vision. It is used to denote an indistinct or poor vision, usually although not necessarily limited to one eye. The lifetime prevalence … Dictionary of Hallucinations
Riddoch's phenomenon — Also known as Riddoch syndrome and statico kinetic dissociation. Both terms are used to denote a blindness to stationary light stimuli, combined with an unaffected conscious perception of moving light stimuli. Riddoch s phenomenon is… … Dictionary of Hallucinations
Achromatopsia — Classification and external resources A person with complete achromatopsia would see only black, white and shades of grey. Additionally, the image would usually be blurry in brighter light (in the brightest light, effectively invisible) but would … Wikipedia
Enrichissement environnemental(système neural) — Enrichissement environnemental (système neural) Un rongeur n est pas stimulé par un environnement de vie en cage, cela affecte négativement ses capacités cérébrales, particulièrement les connexions synaptiques. L’enrichissement environnemental… … Wikipédia en Français
Enrichissement environnemental (système neural) — Un rongeur n est pas stimulé par un environnement de vie en cage, cela affecte négativement ses capacités cérébrales, particulièrement les connexions synaptiques. L’enrichissement environnemental étudie comment le cerveau est affecté par la… … Wikipédia en Français
Infantile esotropia — is an ocular condition of early onset in which one or either eye turns inward. It is a specific sub type of esotropia and has been a subject of much debate amongst ophthalmologists with regard to its naming, diagnostic features, and treatment.… … Wikipedia
Color blindness — Colorblind and Colourblind redirect here. For other uses, see Colorblind (disambiguation). Color blindness or color deficiency Classification and external resources An 1895 illustration of normal vision and various kinds of color blindness … Wikipedia
Papilledema — Papilloedema Classification and external resources File:Papilloedema.jpg Fundal photograph showing severe papilloedema in the right eye ICD 10 H47.1 ICD 9 … Wikipedia
Colin Blakemore — Ph.D., FRS, FMedSci, HonFSB, HonFRCP Blakemore at the Oxford University Scientific Society social event in 2009 … Wikipedia
Exotropia — Classification and external resources ICD 10 H50.1, H50.3 ICD 9 … Wikipedia