About Us

VSI: Our mission

Visual Snow Syndrome can be very difficult to diagnose, but it doesn’t have to be. Nearly everyone who suffers from the symptoms of this condition ends up making an appointment with an eye doctor. However, Visual Snow is not an issue with the structural integrity of the eyes; instead, it is the result of a processing glitch that originates in the brain. This neurological processing glitch results in the eyes seeing distorted images and other related symptoms. In order to find a cure for anything, you must first acknowledge it exists.

The Visual Snow Initiative (VSI) offers hope, resources, and the “Cure of Understanding” to those with Visual Snow Syndrome. After Visual Snow is diagnosed, its effects can be minimized and/or coped with. This allows patients to live their life with something they know about and understand rather than being subjected to years of testing for a variety of illnesses they simply do not have.

But it requires financial support to do the research. We are aligning ourselves with foundations, philanthropists, corporate sponsors, and individual donors to provide the money necessary for developing treatments and/or a cure. VSI is working with leading experts to fast track their research through a global collaboration.

We will be able to identify a cure for Visual Snow more quickly by funding research, encouraging collaboration, and raising awareness/education.


More About the Initiative

Who We Are

The Visual Snow Initiative (VSI) was founded by Sierra Domb, who struggled, as many do, to find answers. Sierra wanted to prevent others from having to endure unnecessary medical tests or feeling isolated and marginalized by their doctors. 

The Visual Snow Conference

One of the earliest efforts of the Visual Snow Initiative was the establishment of the Visual Snow Conference, a summit to gather those with Visual Snow Syndrome, raise awareness, and share the current body of research.

Global Cause

We have connected worldwide medical experts, researchers, and scientists. This allows them to collaborate while having access to advanced technologies.

Funding Research

Our focus is to ramp-up Visual Snow awareness and provide an increased availability of research capital through global funding.

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Introducing The Visual Imagery Project

The Visual Snow Initiative is excited to announce the release of the Visual Imagery Project (VIP), a 21-day online protocol designed to reduce visual snow symptoms via custom created visual imagery. Those who would like to participate can register now and begin your 21 day protocol. To begin, click here: visualsnowproject.com.

  • In order to get the full benefit of the Visual Imagery Project, we encourage you to watch both video tutorials.
  • Only desktops and laptops can be used for the VIP.
  • Only Google Chrome and Firefox browsers will work with the VIP.
  • These browsers are available for download free of charge on the VIP’s homepage.
  • The VIP’s protocol is 21 days and each session is approximately 30 minutes per day.
  • Each day, before beginning the viewing session, you will need to complete a Progress Evaluation. The information you provide will be saved daily in order to track your progress.
  • Due to the size of the visual imagery files used in the VIP, a strong WiFi connection is required. If you experience any technical difficulties with the Visual Imagery Project (VIP), please email us at info@visualsnowinitiative.org

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