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2012

New childhood nystagmus review

A review article is soon to be published in the European Journal of Paediatric Neurology entitled ‘Infantile and acquired nystagmus in childhood’ by Oliver Ehrt. Read the review here.

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2012

The Challenge of Nystagmus

Nystagmus Network (UK) have released a new book, ‘The Challenge of Nystagmus’. The book contains 25 chapters, and is based on proceedings of the 2009 International Nystagmus Workshop. The comprehensive book brings the reader completely up-to-date with the current state …

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2012

Animal model for infantile nystagmus

Traber et al. have identified strains of hypopigmented mice as suitable models for INS. These albino mice exhibit jerks and oscillations. The research will be presented at ARVO later this year. The poster abstract can be found here.

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2012

Surgical outcomes in the plastic period

Felius et al. have published a note in AAPOS describing improved sensory and motor function as a result of 4-muscle surgery in INS when performed in children within the plastic period. Read about it here.

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2012

Surgical outcomes taking into account recognition time

Recent research by ElKamshoushy et al. has assessed surgical outcomes using both visual acuity and recognition times using optotypes presented for varying durations. The average improvements for both Anderson-Kestenbaum and four-muscle resession surgery were 2 lines and 0.3 seconds. See …

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2012

Head oscillations in INS

Recent work by Hertle et al. has identified a prevalence of head oscillations in 29% of a population of 1650 patients with INS. They have just published a note in AAPOS in which they identify the suboccipital triangle of the …

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2012

MRI findings in early-onset nystagmus

A retrospective review of MRI findings from patients with early-onset nystagmus has recently been published. Out of 26 patients, three showed abnormal MRI, accompanied by temporal optic nerve head pallor. The article can be found here on PubMed.

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2011

New review chapter

Thurtell and Leigh have contributed a chapter to the Handbook of Clinical Neurology entitled ‘Nystagmus and saccadic intrusions’. Read the abstract on PubMed here.

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2011

IN-vision’s Great Cake Sale

It was a record year for IN-vision’s Great Cake Sale at the International Wine Challenge held in April, raising over £1,100! We are extremely grateful to everyone who took part, from the IWC for hosting the event, to the judges …

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