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improve left visual field

by Ray
(Hibbing, MN, USA)

Question: I have a left visual field deficit following a hemorrhagic stroke on the right side What can I do to reduce the deficit?


Answer:If you have lost part of your visual field, you may need special glasses to help. There are glasses with prisms that might be beneficial. You would need to see a neuro-optometrist who specializes in visual problems due to neurological conditions such as stroke. This is a very specialized field. In order to find a neuro-optometrist in your area, you can visit and select the find a provider tab. Make sure you select to find a neuro rehabilitation optometrist when doing your search.

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