A 31-year-old member asked:
Can eye strain from looking a computer screen for too long cause nystagmus?
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
No: Nystagmus has many etiologies, but not caused by eye strain. It can be induced by various tests like spinning around on a chair and stopping.
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Ophthalmology 26 years experience
No: Nystagmus is an "internal" condition that is built in to the wiring of your eyes and brain. "external" issues such as fatigue or looking in certain directions can cause nystagmus to appear worse or more evident, but they cannot cause nystagmus to develop.
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Last updated Jan 1, 2020
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