The effect of retinal image slip on peripheral visual acuity.

  title={The effect of retinal image slip on peripheral visual acuity.},
  author={A. F. Teixeira Macedo and Michael D Crossland and Gary Rubin},
  journal={Journal of vision},
  volume={8 14},
Retinal image slip promoted by fixational eye movements prevents image fading in central vision. However, in the periphery a higher amount of movement is necessary to prevent this fading. We assessed the effect of different levels of retinal image slip in peripheral vision by measuring peripheral visual acuity (VA), with and without crowding, while modulating retinal image slip by using gaze-linked stimuli. Measurements were carried out at four isoeccentric positions at 5 and at 10 degrees… 

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