It is a drifting of the eye from the fixation point followed by a rapid refixation only present in certain gaze positions. It affects people who otherwise have healthy eyes. The condition is often somewhat torsional and occurs with large eccentricities or prolonged gaze holding.

Also Known As

  • Physiological Nystagmus
  • Fatigue Nystagmus
  • Deviational Nystagmus