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December 2016

Patient Spotlight- Anette

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Every thirty seconds someone has a stroke in the EU, where there are approximately 7.5 million stroke survivors, and 1 million people each year are hospitalised with a brain injury. Up to 30% of these experience a resultant vision disorder, up to 20% permanently. Many have received little hope from their doctors that anything can…

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What is Quadrantanopia?

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In the context of neurological visual field loss we very often hear about hemianopia, the loss of the right or left half of the visual field in both eyes. However, some patients with neurological visual field loss find the term “quadrantanopia” in their medical records. If “hemianopia” means that you cannot see in half of…

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