"Vision Disorders" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Visual impairments limiting one or more of the basic functions of the eye: visual acuity, dark adaptation, color vision, or peripheral vision. These may result from EYE DISEASES; OPTIC NERVE DISEASES; VISUAL PATHWAY diseases; OCCIPITAL LOBE diseases; OCULAR MOTILITY DISORDERS; and other conditions. Visual disability refers to inability of the individual to perform specific visual tasks, such as reading, writing, orientation, or traveling unaided. (From Newell, Ophthalmology: Principles and Concepts, 7th ed, p132)
- Day Blindness
- Blindness, Day
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Vision Disorders".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Vision Disorders".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Vision Disorders" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Vision Disorders" was a major or minor topic of these publication.