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Visual Evoked Potential Test

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by Polsdorfer R

(VEP)

 

Reasons for Test

This test is often used to:
There are many symptoms that might lead your doctor to order a VEP. You may be having double vision, blurred vision, or loss of part or all of your vision.
 

RESOURCES

National Eye Institute
http://www.nei.nih.gov

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
http://www.nationalmssociety.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Canadian Association of Optometrists
http://www.opto.ca

Canadian Ophthalmological Society
http://www.eyesite.ca

 

References


Evoked potentials. National Multiple Sclerosis Society website. Available at: http://www.nationalmssociety.org/about-multiple-sclerosis/what-we-know-about-ms/diagnosing-ms/evoked-potentials/index.aspx . Accessed July 29, 2013.


Evoked potentials studies. Johns Hopkins Medicine website. Available at: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/test%5Fprocedures/neurological/evoked%5Fpotentials%5Fstudies%5F92,P07658/ . Accessed July 29, 2013.


Visually evoked potentials. Webvision website. Available at: http://webvision.med.utah.edu/book/electrophysiology/visually-evoked-potentials/

 

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