An update on acquired nystagmus

Janet C. Rucker

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Proper evaluation and treatment of acquired nystagmus requires accurate characterization of nystagmus type and visual effects. This review addresses important historical and examination features of nystagmus and current concepts of pathogenesis and treatment of gaze-evoked nystagmus, nystagmus due to vision loss, acquired pendular nystagmus, peripheral and central vestibular nystagmus, and periodic alternating nystagmus.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)91-97
Number of pages7
JournalSeminars in Ophthalmology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Nystagmus
  • Oscillopsia


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