Effects of Aging on Eye Movements of Vestibular Origin

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Identifier 19910225_nanos_researchpres_01
Title Effects of Aging on Eye Movements of Vestibular Origin
Creator Paige, Gary D
Subject Visual Deterioration; Ocular Aging; Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex; Vestibular Function; Elderly Falls; Elderly Injury
Description Oculomotor function is known to deteriorate with age, but most clearly only for smooth pursuit (SP) eye movements. Aft though labyrinthine structures are known to progressively deteriorate with age (estimated 4 0 % loss by the 9th decade), a corresponding decline in performance of the vestibule-ocular reflex (VOR) remains elusive. This may be because: a) studies have not challenged the VOR sufficiently; and b) adaptive phenomena offset vestibular deficits. However, adaptive mechanisms may also decline with aging.
Date 1991-02-25
Language eng
Format application/pdf
Format Creation application/pdf
Type Text
Source 1991 North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society Annual Meeting
Relation is Part of NANOS 1991: Research Presentations
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL http://NOVEL.utah.edu
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Holding Institution North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Association. NANOS Executive Office 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Rights Management Copyright 2010. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit: https://NOVEL.utah.edu/about/copyright
ARK ark:/87278/s6mw5pqn
Context URL The NANOS Annual Meeting Neuro-Ophthalmology Collection: https://novel.utah.edu/collection/NAM/toc/
Contributor Primary Kupersmith, Mark J
Setname ehsl_novel_nam
ID 183035
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6mw5pqn