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Optokinetic Nystagmus (okn)

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Definition - What does Optokinetic Nystagmus (okn) mean?

Optokinetic nystagmus occurs when the eyes track or fixate upon a moving object that moves quickly out of the individual's field of vision. Optokinetic nystagmus can also be caused if an individual fixates on moving objects such as the white and black spokes of a moving wheel.

Alcohol can influence a variety of different types of nystagmus including positional Nystagmus, post-rotational nystagmus, optokinetic nystagmus, gaze nystagmus, and caloric nstagmus.

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