Binocular Vision


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Binocular Vision

 

vision with two eyes. In binocular vision, the visual axes of the eyes are arranged in such a manner that the images of the object viewed strike the identical portions of the retinas of both eyes. This produces a single stereoscopic image—a view of the world in relief. Binocular vision also makes it possible to determine visually the relative location of objects in space and to judge their distance from each other. When looking with one eye—that is, with monocular vision—the distance of objects can likewise be judged, but not as accurately as with binocular vision.

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