University of Sheffield and Nystagmus Network: Nystagmus Information Pack

7 November 2018
Source: The University of Sheffield

Information about nystagmus has been developed into a ‘Nystagmus Information Pack’ by a team at the Academic Unit of Ophthalmology and Orthoptics. This Nystagmus Information Pack is aimed at patients with nystagmus, families, teachers, other professionals and people who would like to find out more about nystagmus. The need for better information about the condition came from discussions with people

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National Eye Health Week 2018: Research funding will use iPads to identify the best method to manage nystagmus

28 September 2018
Source: Fight for Sight and Nystagmus Network

Fight for Sight and The Nystagmus Network have announced funding for three exciting nystagmus research projects at the Nystagmus Network Conference, which is taking place today during National Eye Health Week 2018. In total £30,000 in funding will be used for projects bringing benefits to children and adults living with the condition, which is characterised by involuntary and repetitive movements

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Nystagmus Network: Nystagmus research – a progress report

13 July 2018
Source: Nystagmus Network

The Nystagmus Network is funding equipment and testing to underpin nystagmus research taking place at Cardiff University School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, in collaboration with the genetics research team at the University of Southampton. On behalf of the Cardiff team, Nikita Thomas reports: “Our study attempts to investigate how visual function in Idiopathic Nystagmus is related to the formation

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Nystagmus and Driving Booklet from the Nystagmus Network

12 January 2018
Source: Nystagmus Network

The Nystagmus and Driving Booklet created by the Nystagmus Network contains advice for someone with congenital nystagmus who might be considering learning to drive or someone unsure whether they should continue to drive following a diagnosis of acquired nystagmus. Nystagmus and Driving

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Funding research into a technological solution for repeated involuntary eye movement

2 January 2018
Source: FIght for Sight, Nystagmus Network

Fight for Sight and Nystagmus Network have partnered to fund research aimed at the early detection of nystagmus and improve the quality of life of those with the condition. Fight for Sight, the UK’s leading eye research charity, and Nystagmus Network, the foremost UK charity providing support and information about nystagmus, are working in partnership to fund research into a

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