Visible evoked potentials - VEP - Zan Mitrev Clinic

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Visible evoked potentials – VEP

VEP – it is a neurophysiological method whereby a light stimulus is used in order to examine the transmission from the retina to the visual cortex.

Indications:

  • lesions of the optic nerve; the visual pathways;
  • lesions at the level of chiasm; the visual cortex, cortical blindness
  • differentiation of the vascular demyelinating lesions proven on a NMR,
  • multiple sclerosis – 90% is a positive finding in clinical and subclinical lesions, they are used for diagnostic criteria;
  • diabetic retinopathy, retrobulbar neuritis, etc.