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What is pattern blindness?

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Dr. Ronald Schubert

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Posted on Mon, 4 Jul 2016 in Vision and Eye Disorders
Question: Is there a medical term, other than glaucoma, for nearly identical eye pattern blindness?
Answered by Dr. Ronald Schubert 22 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Bilateral Hemianopsia

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You want to know another name for partial blindness. Perhaps Bilateral heminaopsia or just hemianopsia. This is when you loss the vision in both eyes or one eye either the middle portion of your vision or the outside peripheral vision. This is usually caused by a tumor or stroke to the optic nerve of vision cortex of the brain.

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