|...................||When given a case of nystagmus, make sure you observe the eyes in the
primary position noting the characters of the movement ie. fine/coarse,
fast/slow, jerk/pendular, direction of the fast phase.
In your examination, you want to show the examiner(s) if the nystagmus dampen with convergence, increases with one eye covered and the position of the null point if it were present. Secondly, you want to find out the cause of the nystagmus by performing additional tests. For example: