Therapy for nystagmus.

  title={Therapy for nystagmus.},
  author={Matthew J. Thurtell and R. John Leigh},
  journal={Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society},
  volume={30 4},
Pathological forms of nystagmus and their visual consequences can be treated using pharmacological, optical, and surgical approaches. Acquired periodic alternating nystagmus improves following treatment with baclofen, and downbeat nystagmus may improve following treatment with aminopyridines. Gabapentin and memantine are helpful in reducing acquired pendular nystagmus due to multiple sclerosis. Ocular oscillations in oculopalatal tremor may also improve following treatment with memantine or… CONTINUE READING