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mrj 2015, 9(2): 1-7 Back to browse issues page
The role of vision on the body balance
Fereshteh Shokrollahzadeh 1, Ali Mirzajani 2
1- Optometrist (MSc), Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Research Center of Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , mirzajani.a@iums.ac.ir
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Background and Aim : Vision plays an important role in maintaining balance in the body so that the visual defects produce some disturbances in the body balance. In order to establish balance, the first afferent signals to the brain are provided through the visual system. Therefor, diagnosis and treatment of visual disturbances are so most effective and important. This paper reviews the importance of the visual system in body balance control and visual disorders which affecting on balance.


Materials and Methods : In this study, the articles from 1989 to 2012 with issues of vision and body balance were reviewed. The research with medical subject heading terms and key words of “vision” and “balance” in Pub-med, Science Direct, Scopus, Iran Doc, Scholar Google, Iran Medex, Magiran were done.


Conclusion: Correction of visual disorders and improving vision in patients with balance disorders can hasten the healing process.


Keywords: Vision, Balance, Visual Disorders

Keywords: Vision, Balance, Visual Disorders
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Type of Study: مروری | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/05/10 | Accepted: 2015/05/10 | Published: 2015/05/10
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Shokrollahzadeh F, Mirzajani A. The role of vision on the body balance. mrj. 2015; 9 (2) :1-7
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