Download Nystagmus Network documents below
or read the online Nystagmus Information Pack from the University of Sheffield
Nystagmus is a complex eye condition, characterised by involuntary movements of the eye. The eyes appear to wobble or flicker from side to side, up and down or round and round. Congenital nystagmus simply means nystagmus which is apparent in the first few weeks or months of life. Acquired nystagmus can occur at any time.Continue reading “What is nystagmus?”
It may be a parent, other family member, friend, health visitor or GP who first notices nystagmus in a baby. Acquired nystagmus or oscillopsia is usually noticed by the patient themselves or an optician and may be the first sign of a new medical disorder. Both types of nystagmus require thorough investigation.Continue reading “Diagnosis”
The Nystagmus Network provides a free to download guide to DLA, PIP and nystagmus and navigating the UK benefits system, compiled by our volunteer benefits adviser, Mike. Members of the Nystagmus Network can be referred to Mike for one to one support.