Table 2

Characteristics of presenting complaint

Patients (n; %)
Complaint lateralityn=103
Both eyes40 (39%)
Right eye27 (26%)
Left eye32 (31%)
None4 (4%)
Eye painn=103
Present1 (1%)
Absent102 (99%)
Visual distortionn=103
Present19 (18%)
Absent81 (79%)
Unspecified3 (3%)
Type of vision lossn=103
No vision loss60 (58%)
Central vision loss3 (3%)
Peripheral vision loss1 (1%)
Distant objects vision loss4 (4%)
Near objects vision loss3 (3%)
General vision loss32 (31%)
If vision loss present
Subjective severity of vision lossn=43
Mild22 (51%)
Moderate16 (37%)
Severe5 (12%)
Onset of visual complaintn=43
Quick6 (14%)
Slow36 (84%)
Unspecified1 (2%)