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2012

Botox in INS during infancy

The Spanish journal Archivos de la Socifdad Española de Oftalmología describes the use of botulinum toxin in a five month old patient with INS ond oculocutaneous albinism. They report reduced nystagmus amplitude and improved visual acuity. Long-term effects are not …

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2012

Further mutations in FRMD7

Work to be published next month in the European Journal of Human Genetics confirms the presence of FRMD7 mutations in multiple generations of an Indian family affected by INS, and identifies new types of mutations in the FRMD7 gene. Read …

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2012

Oblique muscle treatment for torticollis

Research published in the August issue of the Journal of AAPOS describes outcomes in six patients (aged 3 to 13 years) undergoing oblique muscle surgery to correct torticollis due to an eccentric null zone. Read about it here.

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2012

Late Night Christmas Shopping in Marlow

Once again, the lovely team at Spinal Health, Marlow ran a stall in partnership with IN-vision, selling mulled cider, cupcakes and decorations, as well as running Christmas tombolas and a fantastic silent auction, raising around £750!

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2012

Santa Fun Run

Marlow Rotary District 1090 hosted the eleventh annual Fun Run throughout the town, with 2,500 entrants. Young and old, disabled and able bodied, walkers, runners and pushers (with a few dogs too) made the dash around town. Our Patron, Naomi …

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2012

Life with nystagmus

Leicester university’s nystagmus research group have published a qualitative study based on interviews of people with acquired and infantile nystagmus. The study identifies the issues that most affect patient’s day-to-day lives. The article can be found here.

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2012

Nystagmus mechanisms and treatments review

McLean, Gottlob and Proudlock have recently published a review article with current pathophysiological mechanisms and treatments for both acquired and infantile nystagmus. The article can be found here.

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2012

New FRMD7 mutations identified

Radhakrishna et al. have identified further mutations in the FRMD7 gene in an Indian family with extensive expression of infantile nystagmus (71 individuals over 11 generations). The article can be found here.

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