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Rapid jerking eye movement in both eyes?

Rapid jerking eye movement in both eyes?

Nystagmus: Rapid jerking eye movement in both eyes, called nystagmus may be congenital (from birth) or may be due to a problem in the lower part of the brain or inner ear. It should be checked by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I've got rapid eye movement while awake. Please help me it is very annoying!

I've got rapid eye movement while awake. Please help me it is very annoying!

See your eye doctor: You may need to be referred to a neuro- ophthalmologist for further workup and studies. ...Read more

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My son has rapid horizontal eye movement for 5-10 minutes after wakening from naps. it repeats a pattern. is this serious?

My son has rapid horizontal eye movement for 5-10 minutes after wakening from naps. it repeats a pattern. is this serious?

Nystagmus: is always a cause for concern. Some causes are serious, and others are not. Only a physician who has the benefit of a full physical exam and testing results can attest to how serious this is in your son. ...Read more

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Ive had NDPH for 10 years but for the past 2 days my headache has been different, in that my eye movement is causing it to worsen,should I be worried ?

Ive had NDPH for 10 years but for the past 2 days my headache has been different, in that my eye movement is causing it to worsen,should I be worried ?

NDPH: New Daily Persistent Headache--that is a tuff one: the cause is unknown and usually has more than one etiology--it can be triggered by stress,infection,allergies,minor head trauma poor posture,eye or sinus problems--or combinations of them-NDPH is usually an exclusionary diagnosis-research points to an immune-mediated inflammatory process--typically treated with typical migraine HA RX.Avoid opiate ...Read more

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I see a circle in my left eye vision this morning. The circle travels following my eye movement. I put lubricant eye drop. It didn't help. ?

I  see a circle in my left eye vision this morning.  The circle travels following my eye movement. I put  lubricant eye drop. It didn't help.  ?

Visual defect: If the sensation of a defect ("circle") in your visual field persists for more than 20 minutes you should see an ophthalmologist. Spots ("floaters") are common, and usually benign, unless numerous and persistent. Large defects than this that are persistent could be a sign of retinal tear or vitreous degeneration. Get it checked. ...Read more

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How to deal with uncontrollable eye movement?

How to deal with uncontrollable eye movement?

See eye doctor: Uncontrollable eye movement could be a sign of serious neurologic disease. See an eye doctor asap. ...Read more

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What can cause pain in the eyes during eye movement?

What can cause pain in the eyes during eye movement?

Inflammation: Inflammation in or behind the eye can cause this. You should see an eye doctor soon, and immediately if you develop a decrease in vision. ...Read more

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Involuntary eye movement jerking--causes?

Twitch: Benign twitch most common. If involves some of the face, need to see neurologist to rule out more serious disease. ...Read more

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What is the word for involuntary eye movement?

What is the word for involuntary eye movement?

Nystagmus: Most involuntary eye movements fall under the category called nystagmus. There are numerous types, and in most cases the cause is congenital or idiopathic. Some kinds are associated with poor vision, ot other syndromes. ...Read more

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What could cause subtle pain with eye movement and fever ?

What could cause subtle pain with eye movement  and fever ?

The spectrum: Of retro-orbital pain on eye movement can range from the benign to the emergent. Fever would indicate either infection or inflammation. Coupled with eye pain on movement you could have something as non-emergent as sinus infection with peri-orbital inflammation to viral/bacterial induced retro-orbital process. A visit and assessment by your pcp and basic imaging can reveal the answers. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Abnormal eye movement?

What is the definition or description of: Abnormal eye movement?

Fast, slow or absenc: The normal eye movements are smooth; steady and symmetrical in all directions. Nystagmus is fast eye movement with or without eye movement. If the muscle can not move all the way in full motion then it can cause double vision (diplopia). It is called strabismus or lazy eye. ...Read more

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What causes rapid eye movement whilst awake? What is the remedy?

What causes rapid eye movement whilst  awake? What is the remedy?

A number of things: New onset of rapid eye movement.... Nystagmus can be caused by drugs, trauma, a stroke, or even a tumor. You should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist, and you may need evaluation by a neurologist or neuro-ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Involuntary eye movement?

What is the definition or description of: Involuntary eye movement?

Nystagmus: Involuntary movement of the eyeball is termed nystagmus. It can occur in any direction and is usually not noticed by the patient unless seen in the mirror (or a video). It is usually noted soon after birth and is associated with diminished vision. ...Read more

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How to maintain coordination, eye movement, and balance as you get over age 60?

How to maintain coordination, eye movement, and balance as you get over age 60?

Stay active: Various balance exercises, tai chi, yoga, bicycle, pilates, and even sports such as tennis, golf, alpine or cross country skiing, dance, or rollerblading, all contribute to improved coordination, balance and eye movement coordination. Stay active all your life! ...Read more

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Can you tell me if you had a lesion to your abducens nerve, how would this affect your eye movement?

It would limit: The ability to move the eye down especially when looking toward the nose. Most people with this would have one eye pointing higher on the affected side and, if new, terrible double vision. ...Read more