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What are the different types of vision?

Peripheral vision is the stuff you see out of the corner of your eye. Good for spotting incoming baseballs to the head. Central vision is the important stuff you need to read, to recognize faces, and to do everyday tasks. Central vision is formed through light signals received by the macula, the most sensitive part of the retina.

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