Characteristics and Impact of Nystagmus in Children With and Without Down’s Syndrome Research Study


A study by the Down’s Syndrome Vision Research Unit and Research Unit for Nystagmus (RUN), School of Optometry and Vision Sciences are looking to recruit children to take part in a research study. What is involved? Your child’s vision will be tested by a qualified optometrist in the Special Assessment clinic. This will take approximately 30 … Continue reading Characteristics and Impact of Nystagmus in Children With and Without Down’s Syndrome Research Study

Nystagmus Network Research Strategy 2017-19


One of the main goals at the Nystagmus Network is to encourage research with a view to finding treatments, a cure and to improve the everyday lives of those with nystagmus. In order to meet this goal, the charity has created a Research Strategy which will enable the Nystagmus Network to plan its involvement with the … Continue reading Nystagmus Network Research Strategy 2017-19

Training boost for orthoptists


Future generations of orthoptists graduating from Sheffield University will be even better placed to help nystagmus patients thanks to a new £30,000 eye movement recording laboratory. Only two other universities (Liverpool and Glasgow Caledonian) train orthoptists, so Sheffield’s new facility will have big impact on the profession. Within five years around 250 orthoptists will have … Continue reading Training boost for orthoptists