Top 20 Doctor insights on: Rapid eye movement in babies
My four month old baby son seems to have rapid eye movement at different times during the day. Is that normal. It's not very fast movement either.
Rapid eye movements may be entirely normal in infants HOWEVER THIS is the kind of observation your Pediatrician will NOT be annoyed about if you question him/her......suggest you check this out....
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I have uncontrolled rapid eye movement where my eyes flutter up and down at least 10 times a day or more this happened all my life, what causes this?
Flutter: Fluttering eye movements may be an oscillopsia or blepharospasm. Oscillopsia is a normal finding, often inherited-- as long as you don't find distortion in your vision, it is benign-- blepharospasm is usually benign as well and can be caused by dry eye, stress, caffeine, allergy, or fatigue. ...Read more
REM disorder: If you do possess true rem disorder of sleep, this should be evaluated by a sleep specialist and neurologist. This could be the earliest sign of a disorder of the basal ganglia, and possibly heralding eventual parkinson's or even lewy body accumulation. This sleep disorder can cause violent night-time activity and needs to be addressed. ...Read more
Can nucynta (tapentadol) 100mgs cause hallucinations and uncontrollable rapid eye movement with eye pain w it?
Yes and no: There have been post- marketing case reports of Nucynta (tapentadol) causing hallucinations. I did not see any reference to rapid eye movements or eye pain associated with it. It would be a good idea to see an optometrist to see if you have glaucoma which many central nervous system drugs can trigger. A neurology or ophthalmologist should evaluate you for causes of nystagmus, the rapid eye movements ...Read more
Had EEG done. I was WIDE AWAKE (taken ADD medince that morning)results stated theta waves, rapid eye movement, and facial twitches. Normal results?
90% normal: Spikes and sharp waves are abnormal. Most other waves are pretty normal. The facial "twitch" could potentially be interpreted as abnormal based on the clinical scenario. ...Read more
Should I be worried about waking up with rapid eye movement (closed lids) when waking up in the morning opening eyes and seeing everything moving just as fast from top to bottom. This also happend about 3 month ago. I have been dizzy when getting up from
Laser eye surgery: It is possible with some laser platforms to do corneal refractive laser surgery on a patient with nystagmus (if that is what you mean by rapid eye movement), in order to correct myopia. Surface ablation / prk would likely be the best choice, if the rest of the evaluation indicates the procedure would be safe for that patient. ...Read more
Seizure: Seizure is abnormal electrical activity in brain due to many reasons. If your baby does not have fever then calling it febrile seizure is not right. Eye rolling and trembling/shaking together is not a common activity in babies. Your baby should be seen by er physician to find out the cause of this seizure. ...Read more
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
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
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
Eye movements: Need to know you how eyes move, do they cross, move apart, go in circles, etc. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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