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Summary

By the end of this topic you should: Know more about problems with eye movements, the eye and the visual pathways in the brain which can be affected after stroke. Know about visual field loss such as homonymous hemianopia and … Continue reading

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Problems with visual pathways in the brain.

There are several problems which may occur depending on which areas of the brain have been affected by the stroke.¬†Often the eye is entirely normal but the problem has happened within the brain. Look at the diagram. Notice how the … Continue reading

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Introduction

Visual problems¬†after stroke are common and can be distressing. Some visual problems will improve spontaneously but unfortunately some will not. It is advisable to wait at least six weeks after a stroke before having an eye test to allow time … Continue reading

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