Medical Definition of Electro-oculography

  • Medical Author:
    William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

    Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame. There he was involved in research in radiation biology and received the Huisking Scholarship. After graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

Electro-oculography: EOG. A type of electrophysiologic retinal testing done to assess the function of the retinal pigment epithelium by measuring change in the electrical potential between the front and back of the eye in response to dark and light.

Reviewed on 9/7/2018

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