a visual disability inflicted by injury to visual processing regions behind the optic chiasm. Postchiasmatic damage or illness impacts vision in both eyes. Commonly referred to as retrochiasmatic visual deficit.
POSTCHIASMATIC VISUAL DEFICIT: "The patient has suffered from postchiasmatic visual deficit since she was 7 years old."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "POSTCHIASMATIC VISUAL DEFICIT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/postchiasmatic-visual-deficit/ (accessed March 23, 2023).