TUNNEL VISION

a visual field flaw generating the impact of interpreting the world via a long tunnel or tube. Peripheral vision might be completely lost. Tunnel vision can happen in one or both eyes in unmanaged glaucoma and retinitis pigmentosa and in both eyes following bilateral damage to visual processing regions beyond the optic chiasm. It might additionally be a conversion symptom. Commonly referred to as tubular vision.

TUNNEL VISION: "The test results indicate a presence of tunnel vision."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TUNNEL VISION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tunnel-vision/ (accessed October 25, 2020).
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