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Magnetic oculomotor prosthetics for acquired nystagmus

Abstract:

Acquired nystagmus, a highly symptomatic consequence of damage to the substrates of oculomotor control, often is resistant to pharmacotherapy. Although heterogeneous in its neural cause, its expression is unified at the effector-the eye muscles themselves-where physical damping of the oscillation offers an alternative approach. Because direct surgical fixation would immobilize the globe, action at a distance is required to damp the oscillation at the point of fixation, allowing unhindered gaz...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.ophtha.2017.05.028

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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ORCID:
0000-0003-0735-4349
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Grant:
National Programme for New and Emerging Applications of Technology Programme (project no.: FSG021)
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Ophthalmology Journal website
Volume:
124
Issue:
10
Pages:
1556-1564
Publication date:
2017-06-23
Acceptance date:
2017-05-24
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EISSN:
1549-4713
ISSN:
0161-6420
Pubs id:
pubs:702213
URN:
uri:fbcf85fb-cf06-4a74-af0f-6d63e7a1f768
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uuid:fbcf85fb-cf06-4a74-af0f-6d63e7a1f768
Local pid:
pubs:702213
Paper number:
10
Language:
English

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