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The Connection Between Vision and the Vestibular System – Part 2

In our last blog post we discussed the connection between the vestibular system and visual system via the automatic function known as the vestibulo-ocular reflex. In this follow up post we’ll be covering the visual issues that can arise from an impaired VOR reflex. Nystagmus – Repetitive uncontrolled movement of the eyes in a side[…]

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The Connection Between Vision and the Vestibular System – Part 1

A great analogy for explaining the connection between the visual system and the vestibular system is described in an article by the Vestibular Disorders Association. That analogy consists of a photographer and camera. The vestibular system is the photographer that is responsible for holding the camera, the visual system, steady for producing clear pictures. So[…]

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