Eccentric fixation with macular scotoma.

@article{Whittaker1988EccentricFW,
  title={Eccentric fixation with macular scotoma.},
  author={Stephen G Whittaker and John Budd and Rudy Cummings},
  journal={Investigative ophthalmology & visual science},
  year={1988},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={268-78}
}
People with macular scotoma tend to read and visually scan more slowly than others with equivalently reduced visual acuity but intact central fields. We measured fixation eye movements and considered the contribution of fixation variability and centripetal eye drift to poor visual performance. These factors might confound efforts to consistently use an optimum retinal locus outside of the macula. We measured monocular horizontal and vertical eye movements using a search coil eyetracker while… CONTINUE READING
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