Wobbly Wednesday 4th November 2020 – Nystagmus awareness day
Nystagmus is an involuntary rhythmic shaking or wobbling of the eyes. It is the most common sight impairment experienced by school aged children in the UK. Most people with Nystagmus have reduced sight. It is a lifetime condition TV presenter and novelist Richard Osman, has Nystagmus. Despite being born with nystagmus, the condition has not stopped Osman from having a busy and successful career. His Osman’s anecdotes about growing up and living with nystagmus will be familiar to most people with the condition, but also show that nystagmus need not be a barrier to success.