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2004 Series -  December 14, 2004 Lecture 3 of 50  NEXT»

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This 44-year-old woman has nystagmus which is less while she is looking to the left.  Her best corrected vision is right eye 20/20, left eye 20/80. 

1.  This woman has a complex motility problem which most likely has:   
 

a. two components
b. no surgical solution
c. a chance to be remedied by an optical correction
d.  none of the above

2.  Achieving reduced nystagmus and better vision with a head turn is characteristic of:  
 

a. a recent palsy
b. irregular astigmatism
c. spastic neck muscles
d.  null point nystagmus

3.  A large deviation in a poorer seeing eye occurring when the better seeing eye is used for fixation is characteristic of:
 
a. past pointing
b. a secondary deviation
c. a primary deviation
d.  alternate fixation

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