Vincent Cumberworth BSc FRCS Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon
Clementine Churchill Hospital Sudbury Hill Harrow Middlesex HA1 3RX
Private Secretary: Tel: 020 8872 3866 Fax: 0208872 3861

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Instructions prior to Vestibular Function Tests

Before you come for the test, there are some preparations that you need to do for the Vestibular Function Test.

  1. No smoking for 48 hours prior to the test
  2. No alcohol for the 48 hours prior to the test
  3. Stop taking any sedatives for 24 hours before the test
  4. No coffee or tea on the morning of the test, only a weak tea may be taken if necessary
  5. Have a light breakfast, as the tests may cause nausea