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Visual field testing shows temporal scotomas in both eyes.

Case 39

Figure 1. Visual field testing shows temporal scotomas in both eyes.

Author: Raj Chalasani     Editor: Adrian Fung

A 67-year-old female was referred with reduced vision.

Case history

A 67-year-old female was referred by her optometrist with a 12-month history of blurring of vision on the left side of her left eye. She reported occasional mild headache but no other systemic symptoms. Best corrected visual acuity was 6/6 in the right eye and 6/12 in the left eye. Intraocular pressures were 14mmHg in both eyes. Examination of the anterior and posterior segments was unremarkable. Formal visual field testing was performed (Figure 1).


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