Tag: Acuity

  • Sudden decrease in visual acuity

    Sudden decrease in visual acuity

    Before a patient complaining of decreased visual acuity (BAV) brutal interrogation has a fundamental role in the diagnostic orientation: – Intensity of visual impairment; – Brutal or progressive installation mode; – Unilateral or bilateral nature; Accompanying symptoms: pain (the eye movements), redness, foreign body sensation, photophobia, diplopia, … – Familiar ground (general pathology may be…