Relationship of visual function with the diagnosis and therapy of eye-related diseases——require for further research

Authors: Lyu Fan,  Deng Ruzhi
DOI: 10.3760/cma.j.issn.2095-0160.2015.06.001
Published 2015-06-10
Cite as Chin J Exp Ophthalmol, 2015,33(6): 481-484.

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Visual cognition is a comprehensive procedure of information processing from eyes, visual pathway through cerebral cortex.Visual function covers down multiple concepts of ocular structures, psycophysics, photochemistry and photoelectric information transformation, reflecting visual acuity, contrast visual acuity, visual field, color vision, binocular vision, visual perception and many other detailed parameters.Ocular abnormal status is reflected to certain visual function while visual function is various and anfractuous from kinds of ocular problems.These complex networks lead to some misunderstanding of research in the filed of visual function concept.An expatiation of the diversified visual function is helpful for us to integrate visual function and ocular ailment process.This paper tried to explicit some misconceptions, and accentuated the importance of clinical research around visual function for the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases and nervous system diseases.

Key words:

Visual function; Eye, diseases/ diagnosis, therapy; Visual cognition

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Lyu Fan
School of Ophthalmology and Optometry, Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou 325027, China
Deng Ruzhi
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