I am 21 years old. I have a problem of nystagmus from birth. Due to this, I have a problem to see far objects. Please give me some suggestions regarding the treatment of nystagmus. I have attached the prescriptions of my doctor.
According to your papers (attachment removed to protect patient identity),your vision is well maintained and you have a small refractive error.Nystagmus can be of various types based on its intensity and frequency. The management is decided by the intensity of nystagmus in primary gaze. In case, your nystagmus is more when the eyes are in the center (primary gaze), then a small surgical procedure may be required to dampen it. However, there is no surgery or medication that can take away congenital nystagmus completely. Since your vision is well maintained, using simple glasses is advised. Still, kindly consult a neuro-ophthalmologist to actually determine your type and cause.
The Probable causes:
Investigations to be done:
VEP (visual evoked potential).
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.. a refractive error. The change in your refractive correction should be checked every six months to note any progression/improvement. Even a fundus examination is necessary.
The refractive correction needed can be given either via spectacles or contact Read full
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