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Home Remedies For Fixation Nystagmus
Get diagnosis 1st: Please first see a neurologist to get a solid diagnosis. Then, if wanting homeopathic treatment, you'll need a skilled homeopath because nystagmus isn't something for which you can successfully treat yourself. There are at least 30+ homeopathic medicines that include nystagmus in their uses. Resources for homeopaths: www.Homeopathyusa.Org and www.Nationalcenterforhomeopathy.Org good luck! ...Read more
What is the modality of treatment for a chorioretinal scar in a boy of 12 yr possibly due to a cong.Toxoplasmosis who has developed nystagmus ?
Toxo: If it is an inactive and stable chorio-retinal scar then the treatment is observation. If the toxoplasmosis has re-activated and there is inflammation associated with the scar, then it would may likely require treatment with a retina specialist. Nystagmus may be treated with eye muscle surgery depending on type and severity. This would require an evaluation with a pediatric ophthalmologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a moderately severe brain injury. Consequent balance issues & nystagmus. I'm seeking treatment, what type of specialist should I speak to?
Neurologist/rehab: Your local doc should know what resources are available within your region. In some areas there are rehabilitation physiologists that work with such issues. Many neurologists also have much of that training. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Congenital nystagmus perhaps can be helped by various prismatic lenses, but no cure. Acquired nystagmus sec to trauma might respond to vestibular rehab (epley maneuver), nystagmus in ms might be quelled by steroids or acthar if a relapse issue, but all in all, nystagmus is not a disease but rather a sign of dysfunction at the base of the brain, and need to understand cause prior to success. ...Read more
Yes.: Nystagmus refers to difficulty with maintaing directed gaze of vision, and can occur either when looking in certain positions (such as far to the side) or when looking straight ahead. It does not necessarily relate to refractive errors, so wearing corrective lenses (glasses or contacts) is acceptable. ...Read more
Unlikely, but: there may be no nystagmus between episodes, or nystagmus my be so subtle that it is hard to see. Frenzel goggles, especially of the type using a TV camera, are sometimes used as a diagnostic aid in order to magnify and illuminate nystagmus. - See more at: http://vestibular.org/understanding-vestibular-disorders/types-vestibular-disorders/benign-paroxysmal-positional-vertigo#sthash.R6HTXLWc.dpuf ...Read more
Rotatory or vertical: Nystagmus is atypical; horizontal nystagmus, not always. A pediatric ophthalmologist looks for a small optic nerve/ small fovea, rod & cone abnormalities or visual impairment. If the retina looks normal, an electroretinogram is used to test rod & cone function. If there is even a tiny concern, neurological eval & neuroimaging are done. Fyi, by 3-4 mos. A neurotypical infant can fixate on objects. ...Read more
Nystagus: You need to consult both.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hunger control: VMH is responsible for satiety. It is involved in Fear , feeding , thermorehulation and sexual activity. Nystagmus has many causes : vestibular disease, MS, Myasthenia Gravis, Lack of Vit B1 , commonly Ménière's disease, even Diabetes. Consult your Family Physician if you are experiencing abnormal movements of your eyes. ...Read more