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1

What are the two main categories of functional vision loss?

hysteria and malingering

2

Which tests are useful for monocular/binocular V.L. for either moderate or severe? (4)

- comprehensive evluation of tissues
- pupillary light reaction
- potential acuity meter, PAM
- confrontational test

3

Which tests are useful for monocular/binocular V.L. for moderate only. (2)

- Quickly altering test distance to see if acuity remains consistent.
- Prolonged or delayed refraction with encouragement.

4

Which tests are useful for monocular/binocular V.L. for severe only. (2)

- OKN, optokinetic nystagmus
- behaviors that are intact for the totally blind

5

Which tests are useful for monocular V.L. for moderate or severe? (3)

- paired cylinder test
- interruption of vision with a strong plus lens
- prism dissociation

6

Which tests are useful for monocular V.L. for moderate only? (2)

- The American Optical Malingering Test
- The Reading Bar test

7

What are the 5 pathologies most commonly/easily confused with functional vision loss?

- Optical nerve disease
- Stargardt's
- early keratoconus
- mild amblyopia
- central serous chorioretinopathy

8

Which easily confused pathology can be distinguished from functional vision loss with the help of a perfect pupillary exam?

optic neuropathy or optical nerve disease