Ophthalmology & Optometry/VEP test results


Last eye doctor visit my doctor said there was fluid behind my eye and he ordered a VEP.

Today I had the VEP done and he was very vague with the answers because they were super busy.

his words:

"your test results are indicative of someone who has migraines and/or seizures."

and he wrote me a referral to a neurologist.

My question is, could you please tell me more specifically what this means? Give me something that I can type into google and learn about.
There's no telling when I will get an appointment with this neurologist.

Could I request a copy of my results?

The VEP TEST measures the rate at which electrical impulses are conducted from
The optic nerve to the cortex of the  brain. There are a number of ailments that could impair or depress the nerve conduction. Please see the neurologist for further evaluation.  Good luck.  

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36 years of clinical experience in opticianry and therapeutic optometry. Still in private practice with special interests in vision conditions, diagnosing and treating ocular ailments, prescibing treatment plans which include medicine, eyeglasses, and contact lenses primarily. Although surgery is not within the realm of my area of expertise, I co-manage many pre and post -op surgical cases which include Lasik and PRK procedures.

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B.A.,1968, Hunter College of the City University of New York B.S.,1970, Pennsylvania College of Optometry O.D.,1973, Pennsylvania College of Optometry Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Administration Certification, New Jersey 1992

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Clinical Efficiency Award, 1973, Pennsylvaania College of Optometry

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