The optokinetic (OPK) tape is an essential part of the functional neurologist’s toolkit. It can be used to evaluate optokinetic nystagmus, which provides a window of assessment into the functionality of the frontal lobe, parietal lobe, cerebellum and other brain regions involved in the generation and control of optokinetic eye movements. The optokinetic tape can also be used to rehabilitate functional deficits within these brain areas, which also makes it a powerful treatment modality.
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Our OPK tapes are professionally crafted and have weights sewn into each end. The weighted ends make it easier to move the tape smoothly when assessing vertical and diagonal eye movements. The tapes are made of fabric and are approx. 86cm x 6.5cm (34″ x 2.6″) in size.