As part of the Nystagmus Network virtual Open Day 2020 we will be hosting a series of zoom chats on Saturday 3 October. For parents There will be a virtual parents’ forum at 2pm. Share experiences, make new friends. This session will be led by Marie Travers, herself the parent of a child with nystagmus. Please contact … Continue reading Come along to the forum
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
You’re warmly invited to join us for one or more of our upcoming forums in the run up to Open Day 2020. Because we know that one of the ‘best bits’ of Open Day is meeting up with others, we’re holding a series of online forums to help you do just that. In August and September, we’ll … Continue reading Want to meet up?
Many people who have acquired nystagmus experience oscillopsia from time to time. This is where they see a moving image of the world around them, rather than a still one. People with congenital nystagmus can also, occasionally, see objects moving around when they are not. A new article, published online by Medical News Today, details … Continue reading A new article on oscillopsia
This year on #YouMadeItHappen Day we’re celebrating the nystagmus heroes of 2019 who’ve really helped make a difference for the nystagmus community. Patsy is one of our newest volunteers. It’s thanks to her that we were able to start up our virtual support group for people diagnosed with Acquired Nystagmus. Living with AN herself, Patsy … Continue reading #YouMadeItHappen – Patsy
An article recently published online by Everyday Health, discusses the effects of acquired nystagmus on an individual’s ability to drive. The author is an American citizen, living in New York State, but her description of the way in which nystagmus is affecting her sight will resonate with a lot of people. For guidance on nystagmus … Continue reading Acquired nystagmus, MS and driving
The Nystagmus Network works tirelessly to raise awareness of nystagmus, not only on Nystagmus Awareness Day but throughout the year. Why raise awareness? We firmly believe that the more people who know about nystagmus and understand its effects, the better life will be for the adults and children affected by the condition. New for 2019 We’ve revised … Continue reading Raising nystagmus awareness in 2019
Whether you’ve had nystagmus all your life or have acquired it more recently, the Nystagmus Network is here to support adults with the condition, with information, research updates, news, meetings, membership and more. Or why not get involved with one of our fundraising activities?
The Nystagmus Network is pleased to be able to bring you so many real life nystagmus stories, thanks to the thoughtfulness and generosity of members of the nystagmus community. Today we bring you Mélissa’s story.
Mélissa was a healthy young woman, living and working in Canada until suddenly she acquired nystagmus and everything changed. Melissa is now adjusting to her new life with nystagmus and wanted to share her story of hope for the future … My beautiful, wobbly world My name is Mélissa Khalifé, I’m 30 years old and … Continue reading Guest post: Mélissa’s story of acquired nystagmus