Normal and impaired face perception: implications for the optometrist

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Being able to recognise a familiar face is a skill often taken for granted. This article gives an account of the underlying mechanisms for normal face perception and the implications of impairment to this important visual function due to ocular and neurological disease.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-53
Number of pages5
JournalOptometry Today
Issue number2
Early online date31 Jan 2014
Publication statusPublished - 2014



  • face perception
  • face recognition

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