The Effect of Colored Overlays on Reading Performance in Infantile Nystagmus – Corrected Proof

Infantile nystagmus (IN) is an involuntary oscillations of the eyes with onset within 6 months from birth. It can result in vision loss owing to constant retinal motion and lead to significant psychosocial problems. Recent studies have described reading deficits associated with IN and found that they can be relatively mild under optimal reading conditions, but are more apparent when reading smaller font sizes. Colored overlays have been tested in numerous diseases for improving reading performance but not in IN. Newman Wright et al have found them to be beneficial in multiple sclerosis, a condition associated with acquired pendular nystagmus and (Read more...)

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