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A VEP (Visual Evoked Potential) is a neurology test that examines the abnormalities and damage in the optical path from the eyes to the occipital lobe of the brain, which may cause specific visual problems. It is helpful for doctors to detect various kinds of vision disorders, and to understand the changes in visual functions. This test is also known as the VER (Visual Evoked Response) test.

Why is a Visual Evoked Potential (VEP) Test done?

The doctor usually recommends a VEP test, when you start experiencing changes in your eyesight that can be due to abnormalities/ problems along the routes of specific nerves.

You may experience the following symptoms: 

  1. Painful or painless Loss of eyesight
  2. Duplicate or Blurred vision
  3. Vision impairment
  4. Flashing lights
  5. Changes in colour vision
  6. Weakness in eyes, legs or arms

What is the procedure for the Visual Evoked Potential (VEP) test?

How does one prepare for the Visual Evoked Potential (VEP) test?

After Care

No special care is required for the test.

Cost of Visual Evoked Potential (VEP) Test

The cost of the Visual Evoked Potential (VEP) test ranges from INR 2000 to INR 4000. 

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Frequently Asked Questions


VEP Test stands for Visual Evoked Potential Test and is used for evaluating the function of visual pathways. It helps in diagnosing various health conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, Glioma on the optic nerve, Trauma to the head and brain, Toxic optic neuropathy, visual pathway issues, etc.

The VEP Test takes around 30 minutes to 60 minutes including the time taken by the technologist for preparation for the VEP test. The technologist's side preparation includes measurement of the head and marking the position for electrode placement.

To prepare for the VEP Test, you must follow the instructions given by the patients effectively such as:

  • Do not consume caffeine-contained products and alcohol before the test
  • Inform the healthcare about the medications you are taking. You may be advised to stop some specific medications temporarily as they may affect the activities of your brain.
  • Remove jewelry, hair products as well as makeup as these things can interfere.
  • Wear comfortable clothes

The VEP Test does not pose any severe side effects. But some patients may experience the symptoms such as Vertigo, Nausea, Headaches, Dizziness, and Skin irritation.

The cost of the VEP Test in Delhi starts at INR 3000. It varies based on the offer provided, the technology used as well as the location of the diagnostic center. In Delhi, NCR, Ganesh Diagnostic and Imaging Centre is offering Visual Evoked Potential (VEP) tests at an attractive discount of 50% with a free ambulance facility for pick and drop of patients.

No, VEP Test is not painful as it does not involve the use of a needle or injection. Because of flashing lights and electrodes, you may feel a little bit of discomfort.

The VEP Test is of three types including:

  • Pattern-Reversal VEP
  • Pattern-Onset VEP
  • Flash VEP

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