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Does being blind in one eye affect depth perception?

It is said that being blind in one eye can cause depth perception rather easily, is that real?
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  • Ern

    Depth perception is the visual ability to perceive the world in three dimensions (3D) and the distance of an object. One blind in eye commonly due to chronic eye disorders, surgical complications and certain types of infections. It is really do harmful to drive, participate in sports and navigate obstacles such as stairs. Also, the other eye sight can be deeply affected by it as well as depth perception .
  • charming_qtee

    Well, yes, when someone has blind in one eye, it will just cause depth perception easily. Some reports have shown that people who are blind in one eye have impaired depth perception. And you should know that depth perception results from binocular disparity. And binocular disparity is something that the brain compares the images from each eye and uses the degree of difference to estimate distance. And being blind in one eyes will have effects on your actual depth perception. And also, it will just cause dizziness. But on the other hand, it has been proven that even get depth perception, it is ok for you to have driving.

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