NYSTAGMUS -- Bedside examination

Timothy C. Hain, MD • Page last modified: August 1, 2022

Nystagmus is defined as involuntary movement of the eyes.

This is a list of on-site links to material related to nystagmus. We use this page so that references to a previous "all in one" page continue to work. This material is mainly oriented towards the bedside examination rather than the ENG recording.

There are two fundamental types of nystagmus - -spontaneous (occurs without any provocation) and evoked (you have to do something to see it).

The following material attempts to illustrate and describe nystagmus subtypes.