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Today we celebrate 3 nystagmus heroes

Whatever their role, our community has so many people making outstanding contributions. Today we pause to say thank you to just a few of them.

If there's a nystagmus hero you'd like us to feature in future editions, please let us know.

Frank Proudlock

Since 2000, Dr Frank Proudlock has been researching the visual control of eye movements at the University of Leicester, helping establish Leicester as an international centre for nystagmus research and treatment.

Frank has particularly investigated nystagmus and reading. He is now a senior lecturer in ophthalmology and continues to explore nystagmus.

Click here for more on nystagmus and reading

Shirley Pennington

The Nystagmus Network would like to say a huge thank you to Shirley Pennington, her family, friends and local Shropshire community. Shirley recently organised an auction of promises to raise money for the Nystagmus Network in honour of her little granddaughter, Charlotte.

Shirley’s event raised a phenomenal £16,625.

Read Shirley's story here

Mike Larcombe

Southampton born Mike has nystagmus and so does his young nephew, Archie. Later this year, Mike will be setting off to walk the length of New Zealand to help find a cure for nystagmus.

Watch Mike's vdeo here

Open Day - a celebration of nystagmus heroes

We'll be celebrating all your nystagmus successes at Open Day 2019 on Saturday 28 September at the Principality Stadium, Cardiff.

Please join us!

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Please don't forget us

Remembering the Nystagmus Network in your will could make a huge difference to the nystagmus community. It might help us fund that elusive piece of research which leads to a cure for nystagmus.

That would be quite a legacy, wouldn't it?

Please remember us in your will

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