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Is Hemianopsia due to brain stroke treatable?

I am 42 year old male i got brain strok of right side of brain in last march result of strok i lost left peripheral vision lost of my booth eyes [hemianopsia] after six month i also got FITS now my vision condition is very poor i can't drive bike or walk without caretaker sir is hemianopsia is treatable iam in very trouble i
Wed, 4 Jun 2014
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Hello
I have read your question.
Hemianopia means loss of half of the visual field.
Occurs due to nerve damage supplying the eyes.
Usually these changes are permanent.
In your case peripheral field is lost.
Fundus examination,Perimetry and MRI (brain and orbit) is useful.
Good luck.
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