Learning outcomes of the course unit
To gain fundamental insight concerning binocular vision, stereopsis, and their impairment.
Course contents summary
Pathophysiology of binocular vision
binocular interaction: corresponding retinal points and areas
horopter, Panum's area
simultaneous perception and stereopsis
3D perception: monocular and binocular factors
development of binocular vision and related problems
diplopia and confusion
suppression, anomalous retinal correspondence (ARC)
neurophysiological basis of amblyopia
Tasman, Jaeger, eds. Duane's Ophthalmology. LWW 2006.