Functional vision loss: a diagnosis of exclusion.

@article{Villegas2007FunctionalVL,
  title={Functional vision loss: a diagnosis of exclusion.},
  author={Rex B Villegas and Pauline F Ilsen},
  journal={Optometry},
  year={2007},
  volume={78 10},
  pages={523-33}
}
BACKGROUND Most cases of visual acuity or visual field loss can be attributed to ocular pathology or ocular manifestations of systemic pathology. They can also occasionally be attributed to nonpathologic processes or malingering. Functional vision loss is any decrease in vision the origin of which cannot be attributed to a pathologic or structural abnormality. CASE REPORTS Two cases of functional vision loss are described. In the first, a 58-year-old man presented for a baseline eye… CONTINUE READING

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