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Free Online Saccade Eye (Visual Tracking) Testing and/or Exercise

This test/exercise is BEST performed on a large desktop screen! NOT a mobile device. Also set your browser window to full screen mode.

This test/exercise displays a blue circle at a random location for 1 second followed by disappearance for 2 seconds. The test would be to determine if the user is unable to maintain focus on the target, over- or undershooting, and symptoms such as dizziness, blurring of vision, or nausea triggered by taking the test. If this occurs, it would suggest the presence of an underlying neurological disorder (see a neurologist!). If visual vertigo is diagnosed, the "exercise" is to perform this test daily for 5 minutes for several weeks to recalibrate the eyes with the inner ear (of course, other optokinetic exercises should be performed as well). Over time, the visual vertigo will slowly resolve.

There are 3 different ways of performing this test/exercise.

Method #1: You can keep the head still with the nose pointing straight at the middle of the screen. While keeping the head still, you follow the targets with your eyes only.

Method #2: You start by looking at the center. When the target appears, look at the target with the eyes first, then turn your head such that you are both looking at the target and the head is also pointed at the target. When the target disappears, return to the center.

Method #3: You start by looking at the center. When the target appears, look at the target with the eyes first, then turn your head such that you are both looking at the target and the head is also pointed at the target. When the target disappears, you remain in this position until the next target appears. You do NOT return to the center when the target disappears.

Watch a video for explanation.

** If you desire to change the speed/duration of the test as well as vary the size and color of the target circle, you can order access to the online custom test here for $10.

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