Treatment of acquired nystagmus with botulinum neurotoxin A.

  title={Treatment of acquired nystagmus with botulinum neurotoxin A.},
  author={Michael X. Repka and Peter J Savino and R. Reinecke},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  volume={112 10},
OBJECTIVE Acquired nystagmus may cause oscillopsia and in some cases decreased visual acuity. Such symptoms may be debilitating. We evaluated the efficacy of retrobulbar botulinum neurotoxin A in the visual rehabilitation of patients with acquired symptomatic nystagmus. PATIENTS Adults with acquired nystagmus from multiple sclerosis or brain-stem hemorrhage were recruited for this treatment study. Eligible patients were unable to perform visual tasks that they had performed prior to the onset… CONTINUE READING

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