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A 24-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing the sensation that my eyes are shaking when i concentrate on tasks such as homework or studying. it makes me dizzy and things blur for a few seconds. it occurs randomly, but most when i am sitting and doing work. what is this?

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Dr. Harold Peltan
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
There can be various causes, usually benign. However, some more serious neurological problems can present this way. See an ophthalmologist.
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
You may be experiencing nystagmus, and the eye movement instability could be confirmed via a videonystagmogram, or other audiological-vestibular testing.
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Last updated Sep 15, 2021

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