The Neuro-ophthalmology of Head Trauma

New article about Tramuatic brain injury (TBI).  The effects of TBI and concussion (a form of mild TBI) on vision are presented.  Included are abnormalities in saccades, pursuit, convergence, accommodation and vestibulo-ocular reflex.  Vision-based testing is vital in the management of all forms of TBIand provides a sensitive approach for sideline or postinjury concussion screening.  One sideline test, the King-Devick test, uses rapid number naming and has been tested in multiple athlete cohorts.

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King-Devick Test

Lynn Hellerstein
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