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What is nystagmus?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It is

Uncontrolled eye movements where the eyes move continuously.
Nystagmus is common in people who have poor vision prior to age 4. It can also occur with neurologic conditions as well.

In brief: It is

Uncontrolled eye movements where the eyes move continuously.
Nystagmus is common in people who have poor vision prior to age 4. It can also occur with neurologic conditions as well.
Dr. Tim Conrad
Dr. Tim Conrad
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Dr. Mandakini Patel
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Nystagmus

It is involuntary rapid eye movements in side tot side or up and down or rotational basis.
2 kinds: infantile and adult onset. Causes of acquired are inner ear problems, brain injury, trauma, certain medications, vitamin B12 and thiamin deficiencies.

In brief: Nystagmus

It is involuntary rapid eye movements in side tot side or up and down or rotational basis.
2 kinds: infantile and adult onset. Causes of acquired are inner ear problems, brain injury, trauma, certain medications, vitamin B12 and thiamin deficiencies.
Dr. Mandakini Patel
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Dr. Alan Mindlin
Ophthalmology

In brief: Ear/sinus

This can also come from midface inflammation and infection.
Seek medical evaluation.

In brief: Ear/sinus

This can also come from midface inflammation and infection.
Seek medical evaluation.
Dr. Alan Mindlin
Dr. Alan Mindlin
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