Medical treatment of nystagmus and ocular motor disorders.

@article{Carlow1986MedicalTO,
  title={Medical treatment of nystagmus and ocular motor disorders.},
  author={T. J. Carlow},
  journal={International ophthalmology clinics},
  year={1986},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={251-64}
}
  • T. J. Carlow
  • Published 1986 in International ophthalmology clinics
An increased compendium of drugs useful in ocular motor system dysfunction has expanded our capacity to treat selected ocular motility disorders. Adjunctive therapeutic modes (e.g., Fresnel prisms and orthoptic exercises) can also be beneficial. PAN and see-saw nystagmus can be treated with baclofen. Downbeat nystagmus may respond to clonazepam therapy, and prisms may help if the nystagmus can be modified with convergence. Congenital nystagmus may respond minimally to drugs (e.g., baclofen… CONTINUE READING

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