Handheld OCT can predict future vision in infantile nystagmus

Dr Mervyn Thomas of the Ulverscroft Eye Unit, University of Leicester developed a grading system for arrested retinal development as a med student in 2011. 8 years later the team shows it can predict future vision in preverbal children with nystagmus.

This development highlights the importance of research investment in diagnostics and also answers the question most parents of newly diagnosed babies have: How well will my child be able to see?

Read the full article from the American Academy of Ophthalmology here.

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