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Why do some people's eyes wiggle even when they are staring at something straight?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Nystagmus: Some people have a condition called nystagmus, usually in the horizontal plane, where the eye is in a constant back & forth scanning mode. A degree of visual impairment is often seen & it can be associated with other eye issues like a very pale retina(ocular albinism). It is nothing they can control but can be found in folks that lead relatively normal lives.
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