Nystagmus news for eye care professionals

The Nystagmus Network now produces a digital newsletter for Dispensing Opticians and Optometrists. The first edition has just been published, bringing nystagmus news, stories and information directly to high street and community practices. Read the newsletter and subscribe here

Visiting a High Street Optometrist

What happens when you’re discharged from the hospital eye clinic and need to visit an optician’s on the High Street? Can staff on the High Street really support you with your sight if you have nystagmus? Can they prescribe the right glasses or contact lenses for you? In their presentation for the Nystagmus Network virtual … Continue reading Visiting a High Street Optometrist

Let’s go for an eye test!

Our next webinar is all about going to a high street optician’s when you have nystagmus. Tuesday 12 May at 3pm You have had an eye test … what now ?┬á An interactive webinar for the nystagmus community. Jayshree Vasani (Dispensing Optician) and Sarah Arnold (Optometrist) want to dispel the myths around what happens after … Continue reading Let’s go for an eye test!

Orthoptist, Optometrist or Ophthalmologist?

With all those job titles beginning with ‘O’ it can be a bit confusing trying to work out who does what at the eye clinic. Here’s a handy guide from the British and Irish Orthoptic Society, BIOS: Orthoptist, Optometrist or Ophthalmologist? Aside from Orthoptists, there are a number of other professions working in eye health. … Continue reading Orthoptist, Optometrist or Ophthalmologist?