Dizziness and Balance Evaluation

Videonystagmography (VNG) / Dizziness/Balance Evaluation

Specialized inner ear testing is performed under the direction of an Audiologist to evaluate and treat the underlying issues associated with chronic dizziness or balance issues. VNG is one of the only testing methods available to determine the difference between a unilateral (one ear) and bilateral (both ears) balance problem.

Videonystagmography is a technology for testing inner ear and central motor functions, a process known as vestibular assessment. It involves the use of infrared goggles to trace eye movements during visual stimulation and positional changes. When undergoing the VNG test, you are wearing a pair of goggles over your eyes used to monitor and record eye movement. If the test results clearly indicate an inner ear issue, diagnosis can be made and treatment options recommended.