Nystagmus has been reported in up to 30% of people with Down Syndrome (DS), and yet is still not well understood. This study, by a team at Moorfields Eye Hospital, aims to characterise the clinical features of patients with DS and nystagmus. It is recently published in the British and Irish Orthoptic Journal (BIOJ). The … Continue reading Nystagmus in Down Syndrome – a Retrospective Notes Review
If 50 people each walked 10 miles and raised £100 in sponsorship, that would be £5,000 for nystagmus research. Why 500 miles? That’s roughly the distance you’d cover if you walked from one UK nystagmus research centre to all the others. Let’s see if we can do it! Starting at University Hospital, Plymouth, calling at The University … Continue reading Could you help us walk 500 miles?
It’s long been understood that people with nystagmus can struggle to pick out objects from an image or face in a crowd. That’s a phenomenon called visual crowding. But how does nystagmus cause this? Now Vijay, Taylor, nystagmus researcher at London’s Moorfields Eye Hospital and University College London has shown that the eye movements associated … Continue reading Nystagmus does cause visual crowding – it’s official
On Friday 2 October, the Nystagmus Network once again hosted the annual UK nystagmus research workshop. This is an opportunity for researchers, clinicians and academics to get together to share their work and plan greater collaboration. They are, after all, all working towards the same goal. The workshop took place via zoom. Nystagmus Network trustees … Continue reading Nystagmus Network hosts UK research workshop
The Nystagmus Network is today hosting the UK Nystagmus Research Workshop 2019 at the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff University. Delegates are joining us from the 6 UK centres of nystagmus research excellence. These are: The School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff University The Ulverscroft Eye Unit, University of Leicester Moorfields Eye … Continue reading UK Nystagmus Research Workshop
The Nystagmus Network will once again be hosting a UK nystagmus research conference in 2019. Following the success of last year’s event, attended by research and clinical teams from the Universities of Cardiff, Sheffield, Plymouth and Southampton and from Moorfields Eye Hospital and Fight for Sight, the charity will be funding a further event with … Continue reading Nystagmus research conference 2019
Huge congratulations and thanks to everyone who turned out on a very blustery Sunday morning to walk 4 or 14 miles around the streets of London to raise money for pioneering nystagmus research at Moorfields and UCL. The final total is still being counted, but we can report that together you have so far raised … Continue reading Eye to Eye – you smashed it!
There’s still time to register to join Team Nystagmus Network to walk Eye to Eye at 11am on Sunday 10th March. You can choose to walk the 4 or 14 mile route. Team Nystagmus Network sets off at 11am. Who’s on the team? Join Ella and Sam, Andy and Heidi, Andrew, Orla, Nikki and Tremaine, … Continue reading Walk with us!
Team Nystagmus Network will be setting off to walk Eye to Eye at 11am on Sunday 10th March. You can choose to walk the 4 or 14 mile route. Team Nystagmus Network sets off at 11am Nystagmus Network trustees will be at the starting point to wave you off. Ella and Sam are on the … Continue reading Are you in the team?
At 11am on Sunday 10 March 2019 we’re planning the biggest nystagmus community get together of the year. Team Nystagmus Network will be taking part in the Eye to Eye Walk between the iconic London Eye on London’s South Bank to the equally famous and symbolic eye sign outside Moorfields Eye Hospital. Please join us. We’re doing … Continue reading Fancy a stroll through London?