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What are the different types of visual field tests?

There are two main testing methods:

Moving Targets Lighted targets are moved from where you can’t see them (beyond your side vision) in towards the center of your vision until you do see them. As soon as the target appears in your field of vision, you press the indicator button.

Fixed Targets Instead of targets moving into your field of vision, fixed targets suddenly appear in different areas on the screen. When the targets appear, you press the indicator button.

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