CHOP News: Are Eyes a Window to Diagnosing Acute Concussion in Youth?

There is a growing body of evidence that concussion can impair eye movement. During the past seven years, clinician-scientists at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s (CHOP) Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) have evaluated the utility of a visio-vestibular exam to detect deficits in concussed pediatric and adolescent patients, and the use of automated eye tracking technology to objectively measure these deficits.