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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    How does nystagmus impair eyesight?

    How is vision affected by someone with nystagmus? What are they still able to see?
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    Roland Mak

    Optometrist

    Patients who are born with or have long-standing nystagmus may show very little reduction in their vision as their brain learns to adapt to the constant eye movements!

    Patients who develop recent nystagmus for a variety of reasons can feel the world spinning and feel very disorientated.

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