What are the Symptoms of Nystagmus?
Reduced depth perception
What Causes Nystagmus?
Nystagmus is due to an impairment of the system controlling eye movements.
It can also be caused by a number of factors such as:
Very high refractive error
Inner ear inflammation
Stress and fatigue can activate nystagmus
When does Nystagmus Occur?
Nystagmus is usually the result of some other underlying condition. Nystagmus can be inherited and appear in childhood. It can also occur later in life as the result of an event such as an injury, stroke or multiple sclerosis.
How is Nystagmus Diagnosed?
Diagnosing nystagmus begins with a comprehensive eye exam at Ducklo EyeCare.
During this exam, your doctor uses tests to evaluate your vision and your eye muscle coordination system.
How is Nystagmus Treated?
There is no cure for Nystagmus. Prisms and special glasses can help aid those with nystagmus. Surgery is another option available for those with large head tilts