‘It looks like you’re missing half your vision,’ says the optician. She’s looking at me like I’m crazy. Like, how could you not know this?
I struggle for an appropriate response to this simply unbelievable piece of news.
‘Do you drive?’ she asks, suddenly horrified. ‘Haven’t you noticed anything? Bumping into things?’
She’s talking as though I’m a person missing an entire limb and haven’t noticed. I suppose to someone with a full visual field, the idea that you could lose half of it and not notice seems incomprehensible. [Read more…] about You Don’t Know What You Can’t See – Optic Disc Drusen