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Visual Symptoms After Auto Accidents

Some patients report visual symptoms after auto injuries. These symptoms usually fall into two categories: brain injury or neck injury.

With brain injuries, visual symptoms can be caused when the back of the head is injured.

Here are some useful articles on brain injury after auto accidents:

Brain Dysfunction and Whiplash

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Reversible Neuropsychological Deficits

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Outcome Factors

Neuropsychological Testing & Whiplash

Post-Concussion Syndrome After Mild Brain Injury

Postural Stability and Neck Trauma

Similarities Between Whiplash and Brain Injury

With neck injuries, the visual problems can arise when the balance system is disturbed.

Here are some helpful articles that discuss the problem of postural control after an auto injury:

Whiplash and Postural Control Disturbance

Driving Skills after Whiplash

More on Proprioception and Whiplash

Objective Evidence of Nerve and Muscle Changes after Whiplash Injury

More articles on balance disturbances