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    How is nystagmus diagnosed?

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  • Dr Ryan Hislop

    Chiropractor

    Ryan Hislop is the Clinical Director at the Mudgee Chiropractic Health and Wellness Centre. As an experienced and evidence-based diagnostician, Ryan works largely by medical … View Profile

    Your health care provider will often assess your eye movement by holding their finger or an object infront of you and ask you follow the object whilst keeping your head in the same position.

    They will often test side to side, up and down, and to the corners of your visual field. They will be able to view if there are any nystagmus simply by watching your eyes. Some chiropractors specialising in the area of chiropractic neurology have specialised equipment that can measure and monitor the degree and severity of nystagmus. 

    Regards,
    Ryan Hislop
    www.ryanhislop.com.au
    Chiropractor, Springwood & Leura
    Blue Mountains

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