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Vision Disorders MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Vision Disorders
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.751.941
C11.966
C23.888.592.763.941
Unique ID
D014786
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014786
Annotation
general or unspecified: prefer specifics; / diag: consider also DlAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES, OPHTHALMOLOGICAL; for Braille coordinate with SENSORY AIDS + READING
Scope Note
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 (From Newell, Ophthalmology: Principles and Concepts, 7th ed, p132).
Entry Version
VISION DIS
Entry Term(s)
Day Blindness
Hemeralopia
Macropsia
Metamorphopsia
Micropsia
Vision Disability
Visual Disorders
Visual Impairment
Previous Indexing
Vision (1966)
See Also
Visually Impaired Persons
Public MeSH Note
1967; for HEMERALOPIA see HEMERALOPIA 1963-1989
History Note
1967
Date Established
1967/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Vision Disorders Preferred
Macropsia Narrower
Visual Impairment Narrower
Micropsia Narrower
Vision Disability Narrower
Hemeralopia Narrower
Metamorphopsia Narrower
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