VISUAL VERTIGO -- THE BIG PICTURE

(pun intended).

Timothy C. Hain, MD Page last modified: November 28, 2019

Visual vertigo means that the cause of a spinning sensation, or more broadly, unsteadiness, is from the eyes.

As is the case for most physiological systems, there are three general classes of disturbance so we have 3 types of visual vertigo --  sensory, central, and motor.

See this page for more information about visual dependence.

See this page for references about visual vertigo.