confrontation test

(redirected from visual confrontation)

con·fron·ta·tion test

(kon'frŭn-tā'shŭn test)
A rough assessment of the visual fields in which the examiner and subject look into one another's eyes while objects are brought into view from each side, above, and below.
Synonym(s): visual confrontation.
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