A new research project into the eye condition Nystagmus has been announced by London's Moorfield's Eye Hospital.
The condition includes
It usually is detected in childhood and one in several thousand children are affected.
The condition is characterised by involuntary movement of the eyes in any direction and those who have the condition usually suffer from poor vision.
The project will investigate whether or not contact lenses can improve the vision of adults with infantile Nystagmus
The project costing £15000 is being supported by the Nystagmus network and Fight for Sight following a national charity fund raising campaign.
Moorfield's consultant Opthalmologist Ms M Theodorou will lead the research.