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Medical & Surgical Ophthalmology Research

Hemifield Slide Phenomenon- the Double Trouble

Submission: May 16, 2022; Published: June 27, 2022

DOI: 10.31031/MSOR.2022.03.000563

ISSN: 2578-0360
Volume3 Issue3


Hemifield slide is a sensory phenomenon seen as a sequela of heteronymous visual field defects. Although a rare and under-recognised entity, hemifield slide phenomenon can adversely affect the quality of life. Unfortunately, no specific guidelines have been proposed for the management. Fusional exercises, prisms or surgical correction may be tried, but the diplopia is likely to worsen over time. stereo-typo scope stereo-typoscope is a novel device which can overcome a hemifield slide for near and can help patients to read comfortably.

Keywords:Binocular diplopia; Hemifield slide phenomenon; Stereo-typoscope

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