Chris addresses Acquired Nystagmus and Oscillopsia


Nystagmus researcher and clinician from the Royal Eye Infirmary, Plymouth, Professor Chris Harris, will be talking about the causes, potential treatment and his further research into Acquired Nystagmus and Oscillopsia at the Nystagmus Network virtual Open Day 2020. You can hear this and all the other presentations by registering now for the Nystagmus Network virtual … Continue reading Chris addresses Acquired Nystagmus and Oscillopsia

Night in with the Nystagmus Network


Virtual Open Day 2020, on Saturday 3 October, will close with A Night in with the Nystagmus Network, a virtual supper party for members and invited VIP guests.  This is a fabulous opportunity to meet, chat and network with nystagmus experts, guest speakers and presenters, supporters and members of the Nystagmus Network whilst enjoying a relaxed … Continue reading Night in with the Nystagmus Network

Booking now for Open Day 2020


The Nystagmus Network has a huge variety of presentations lined up for you at virtual Open Day 2020 on Saturday 3 October. Enjoy inspirational presentations, research updates and find all the support and information you need, all from the comfort of wherever you are. Everyone welcome! Due to social distancing rules still in place, we … Continue reading Booking now for Open Day 2020

Joanne sings for the Rising Phoenix


The voice of Nystagmus Network member, acclaimed soprano and Open Day 2020 keynote speaker, Joanne Roughton-Arnold features in the inspirational documentary, Rising Phoenix, a Netflix production charting the history of the Paralympic Games through the personal stories of some of the sports stars themselves.  Described by Daniel Pemberton, the film’s musical director as “an incredibly … Continue reading Joanne sings for the Rising Phoenix

Night in with the Nystagmus Network


The Nystagmus Network virtual Open Day takes place on 3 October, with presentations, workshops, forums and fun for everyone. The day, full of support and information and everything nystagmus, draws to a close in the evening with the spectacular Night in with the Nystagmus Network, a virtual supper party with an amazing guest speaker. Night … Continue reading Night in with the Nystagmus Network

Training eye care professionals


High street optical staff need to understand the complexities of nystagmus, how to test the sight and how to dispense any corrective glasses or contact lenses. Due to the cancellation of so many routine eye clinic appointments during the current pandemic and the signing off of non-urgent cases, such as patients diagnosed with nystagmus, local … Continue reading Training eye care professionals

BBC charity appeal raises £8,000


Following transmission of the Nystagmus Network’s Radio 4 appeal, presented by Richard Osman, the charity has received universally positive feedback on the clarity of the broadcast’s message. One listener, in his 70s, said he had learned more about nystagmus in those 3 minutes than throughout the rest of his life. We have been contacted by … Continue reading BBC charity appeal raises £8,000

Missed the appeal? Listen again!


If you missed Richard Osman presenting the Nystagmus Network charity appeal on BBC Radio 4 at 07.54 this morning you can listen again now. Listen again here Make a donation to the appeal here Huge thanks to Richard and to everyone for donating to the appeal. Your generosity will ensure that the charity can continue … Continue reading Missed the appeal? Listen again!

Richard Osman to voice Radio 4 appeal


The Nystagmus Network is delighted to announce that it has been granted a BBC Radio 4 charity appeal. The appeal will be presented by well known TV presenter, broadcaster and author, Richard Osman on Sunday 5 July. Richard has nystagmus himself and says it is his “absolute pleasure” to be able to support the charity … Continue reading Richard Osman to voice Radio 4 appeal

Nystagmus Awareness Day 20 June 20


Nystagmus Awareness Day – 20 June 2020 It’s national and international Nystagmus Awareness Day on Saturday 20 June 2020. We may all be staying at home this year, but we can still mark the day and raise awareness to ensure that the 1 in 1,000 adults and children living with nystagmus enjoys a greater understanding … Continue reading Nystagmus Awareness Day 20 June 20