• optic
  • Less common, but important because they are sometimes reversible or curable by surgery, are scotomata due to tumors such as those arising from the pituitary gland, which may compress the optic nerve or interfere with its blood supply. (wikipedia.org)
  • important
  • An important gene associated with Scotoma is TMEM126A (Transmembrane Protein 126A), and among its related pathways/superpathways is the visual cycle I (vertebrates) . (malacards.org)
  • lack
  • Limited portability and the lack of access to a microperimeter or a tangent screen have led to the development of more simplified methods of testing the boundaries of a central scotoma for training in eccentric viewing. (thefreedictionary.com)