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Monica Gallegos

Patient Spotlight: Wilfried H.

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A stroke occurs every five minutes in the UK where there are approximately 1.2 million stroke survivors(ref), and around 348,000 people are admitted to hospital with a brain injury each year(ref).  Up to 60% of people who have a stroke will experience some kind of vision disorder. Vision disorders can come in the form of…

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Cortical Blindness And “Blindsight”

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The term “Cortical Blindness” describes the partial or complete loss of vision resulting from a brain lesion. With this type of visual impairment the eyes can be fully intact, but the visual information cannot be transmitted to the brain regions in which these are processed into meaningful visual input such as brightness-contrasts, colors, objects, faces….

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