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What is loss of peripheral vision called?

Medical term loss of vision of peripheral vision in a single eye (left or right) due to trauma I have a friend who lost the ability to percibe the left and right field of vision in his right eye due to a physical trauma. He only can perceive a vertical line in his right eye but no right or left vision. I need to know the correct medical term for his condition. His left eye has perfect vision, but the right eye has this condition Thanks
Wed, 25 Jul 2018
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If the central vision is intact we usually call it a tunnel vision in our language means the patient see as though looking from a tunnel can also be called tubular vision.



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What is loss of peripheral vision called?

Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice. If the central vision is intact we usually call it a tunnel vision in our language means the patient see as though looking from a tunnel can also be called tubular vision. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.