Nerves of steel!


Four of our six remaining Nystagmus Network abseilers will finally (fingers crossed!) make their leap for nystagmus research this Sunday, 21 October, from the viewing platform at the top of the ArcelorMittal Orbit at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Vicky, Tom, Vanessa and Richard B managed to complete their abseil last month. For the remaining … Continue reading Nerves of steel!

Walk Eye to Eye for nystagmus research


Supporters of the Nystagmus Network and anyone keen to raise money for nystagmus research at Moorfields Eye Hospital and University College, London can now sign up to walk Eye to Eye in March 2019. The Eye to Eye walk takes a route (you can choose either 4 or 14 miles) from the London Eye on … Continue reading Walk Eye to Eye for nystagmus research

The Eye2Eye walk for nystagmus research


In partnership with Moorfields Eye Charity, the Nystagmus Network is recruiting a team to take part in the Eye2Eye walk from the London Eye to the iconic eye on the front of the Moorfields Eye Hospital building. The walk takes place on Sunday 10 March 2019 and you can choose to walk 4 or 14 … Continue reading The Eye2Eye walk for nystagmus research

The abseil is this weekend!


This Sunday morning Claire A, Claire B, Glen, Matt, Richard B, Richard P, Tom, Vanessa, Vicki and Vicky will be scaling down the UK’s tallest piece of public art, the ArcelorMittal Orbit at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to raise money for nystagmus research at Moorfields and University College, London. Our 10 intrepid Team Nystagmus Network … Continue reading The abseil is this weekend!

Vikki and Tom – our first abseilers


Vikki and her husband, Tom, were the very first to sign up to abseil down from the 262 feet high viewing platform at the ArcelorMittal Orbit at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Vikki’s family have been members and supporters of the Nystagmus Network for many years. Parents, Peter and Lynne, even organised an entire Open Day one … Continue reading Vikki and Tom – our first abseilers

Want to abseil at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park?


Could you take the plunge and abseil down from the 262 feet high viewing platform at the ArcelorMittal Orbit at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park? It’s an exhilarating descent to the ground, with a breathtaking 20 mile vista across London, including iconic buildings such as the Gherkin, St Paul’s Cathedral, Canary Wharf and Wembley Stadium, … Continue reading Want to abseil at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park?

Magnets and nystagmus – research news update


Researchers at University College London, Moorfields Eye Hospital, and the University of Oxford are developing magnetic implants to treat nystagmus. Last year, Nystagmus Network assisted Dr Parashkev Nachev, from University College London, in recruiting suitable candidates with the acquired from of nystagmus to take part in the next stage trial, following initial success with a single subject. … Continue reading Magnets and nystagmus – research news update

New research project on visual crowding in CIN


A new research project is being undertaken at Moorfields Eye Hospital and University College London. The aim of the study is to understand better the visual abilities of people with congenital nystagmus, with a particular focus on visual crowding, a phenomenon which occurs when an object that is visible in isolation becomes impossible to recognise … Continue reading New research project on visual crowding in CIN