How can I test my peripheral vision at home?
Start with a simple Confrontational Visual Field Exam.
For this peripheral vision test, your eye doctor will sit right across from you and ask you to cover one eye.
You’ll be asked to stare straight ahead while they slowly bring one of their hands from one side into your peripheral vision.
How do I know if I have 20 20 Vision?
If you have 20/20 vision, you can see clearly at 20 feet what should normally be seen at that distance. If you have 20/100 vision, it means that you must be as close as 20 feet to see what a person with normal vision can see at 100 feet. Having 20/20 vision does not necessarily mean you have perfect vision.
Can you test your vision online?
An online vision test can have a few steps. You’ll need a computer and some space to sit back so you can take the part of the test that checks your distance vision. Some tests also need you to have a smartphone so you can use an app.
How can you tell if you are losing your peripheral vision?
Symptoms of Tunnel Vision / Peripheral Vision Loss
- Seeing glare or halos around lights and other illuminated objects.
- Unusual pupil size.
- Increased or decreased sensitivity to light.
- Impaired night vision.
- Redness, soreness or swelling in one or both eyes.
What happens if you lose your peripheral vision?
A common cause of loss of peripheral vision (also called a peripheral field defect) is optic nerve damage from glaucoma. Eye “strokes” (occlusions) that block normal blood flow to the eye’s internal structures, including the optic nerve, also can lead to loss of peripheral vision. Glaucoma. Retinitis pigmentosa.