Left Homonymous Hemianopsia Prism


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To keep things as interesting as possible well be using the terms HH hemianopsia and homonymous hemianopsia interchangeably throughout the article For simplicity sake well be talking about a utopian normal case of left homonymous hemianopsia  Fig 1  where the visual field is very clearly split directly down the vertical midline  Fig 2  and the patient retains only the right side of their visual field

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Homonymous hemianopsia or homonymous hemianopia is hemianopic visual field loss on the same side of both eyes Homonymous hemianopsia occurs because the right half of the brain has visual pathways for the left hemifield of both eyes and the left half of the brain has visual pathways for the right hemifield of both eyes When one of these pathways is damaged the corresponding visual field is lost

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Field Expansion for Homonymous Hemianopia using Prism and Peripheral Diplopia  Eli Peli The Schepens Eye Research Institute Harvard Medical School

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Compared to a Gottlieb VFS or Chadwick Hemianopsia Lens the view through the Fresnel Presson Prism is slightly hazy Notice the picture to the right The Fresnel lens shows a slight haziness that can reduce contrast for the patient

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A homonymous hemianopsia is the loss of half of the visual field on the same side in both eyes The visual images that we see to the right side travel from both eyes to the left side of the brain while the visual images we see to the left side in each eye travel to the right side of the brain

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Eyewear for Homonymous Hemianopsia While various types of prisms presson prisms and mirrors have been used for over eighty years for hemianopsia it was not until the late 1980s that the Gottlieb Visual Field Awareness System improved the way we treat this problem

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Prism Lenses for Patients with Hemianopia httpwwwrefractiveeyecarecomarticlesprismlensesforpatientswithhemianopia304html11132010 22046 PM

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Stroke is the most common cause of homonymous hemianopia HH in adults followed by trauma and tumors Associated signs and symptoms as well as visual field characteristics such as location and congruity can help determine the location of the causative brain lesion

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People with a right hemianopsia should read down while those with a left hemianopsia should read up In each case this will keep the next line of text within the available field of vision In each case this will keep the next line of text within the available field of vision

People with a r...