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Is there any type of cure / treatment for nystagmus?

Is there any type of cure / treatment for nystagmus?

No: Though many experimental treatments have been tried, there is no good treatment for most common types of nystagmus. ...Read more

Pendular Nystagmus (Definition)

Pendular nystagmus is a symptom in which a person's eyeballs move back and forth (oscillate) in a smooth pattern. In another type of nystagmus (eyeball oscillation), the movement in one direction is slow, but the returning motion in the opposite direction is quick. Nystagmus can be present at birth or can occur later ...Read more


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What is the treatment for nystagmus?

Nystagmus: Treatment depends on the cause. See a neurologist and/or neuro-ophthalmologist for an examination to determine the reason the nystagmus is present. ...Read more

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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 more

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What are the treatments for non-congenital nystagmus?

None: Usually no treatment for neurologic nystagmus but see a muscle specialist would certainly be indicated to make a definitive diagnosis and to recommend a treatment plan. ...Read more

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What is the best plan of action for a person suffering from cervicogenic vertigo with tinnitus and no nystagmus?

What is the best plan of action for a person suffering from cervicogenic vertigo with tinnitus and no nystagmus?

See ENT: Cervicogenic dizziness will usually resolve with treatment of the neck problem but may require vestibular rehabilitation for complete resolution of symptoms. In general, the prognosis for patients with cervicogenic dizziness is good, with 75 percent of patients having improvement of symptoms. - See more at: http://vestibular.org/cervicogenic-dizziness#sthash.Ei5mi7mB. ...Read more

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Could you tell me a permanent cure of alternating nystagmus?

Nystagmus: is a sign of an underlying disorder in some cases. So a thorough evaluation should be done. See a neuro-ophthalmologist or neurologist for evaluation ...Read more

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I've nystagmus since i was born i'm17 my seeing capacity getting worse year by year Most doctors're saying there's no cure for that what should i do?

Difficult problem: Nystagmus produces an unstable image and so the acuity diminishes. It is a defect in the eye coordination centers of the brain, but can also be related to some conditiions like albinism and optic nerve deficits. The condition is permanent although some drugs can modify it .Also if there is a sweet spot outside of the center, surgery can move the eyes to lessen the impact. Ask your ophthalmologi ...Read more

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What is the cure for the eye condition nystagmus?

No cure: Nystagmus is usually a congenital condition (you are born with it) and has no cure or treatment. ...Read more

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Nystagmus (Definition)

Nystagmus is a condition in which a person's eyeballs jiggle back and forth. The rhythmic jiggling can be present at birth (congenital nystagmus) or it can begin later due to a brain ...Read more