COPE Visual Snow Training

Visual Snow Syndrome (VSS) Masterclass for physicians featuring Dr. Charles Shidlofsky and Dr. Terry Tsang

Masterclass Information:

Class Information

Physicians worldwide are invited to a 2-day (12-hour) masterclass on recognizing and treating Visual Snow Syndrome (VSS).

Dr. Charles Shidlofsky and Dr. Terry Tsang have collaborated with the Visual Snow Initiative in clinical research involving assessing and managing VSS. They presented their initial research at the 2022 Visual Snow Initiative Virtual Summit and published their official VSS NORT treatment protocol, in Frontiers in Neurology.

Their VSS Masterclasses are affiliated with the Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE), an accreditation program created by the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry (ARBO) for optometric continuing education (CE) courses.

Educational Credit

Physicians will earn 1 COPE credit per hour (12 credits in total).


Physicians will earn certification to diagnose and treat Visual Snow Syndrome. 

Improved Skills

Physicians will develop and expand their skill set in treating Visual Snow Syndrome.

Features of the

VSS Masterclass for Physicians

Signs and Symptoms

of Visual Snow Syndrome

Diagnostic Criteria

Criteria for inclusion, diagnosis of exclusion

The Neurology of Vision

and Visual Snow Syndrome


Standard optometric testing

functional visual evaluation, observational testing, and neuro-sensory testing

Vision therapy process

for Visual Snow Syndrome

Assessment and Prescription

of chromatic filters

Register Now

Jan 28 & 29 2023

Location: Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas Love Field 3880 West Northwest Highway Dallas, TX 75220 United States

Meet the Team

Dr. Charles Shidlofsky

neuro-optometrist & optometrist at Neuro-Vision Associates of North Texas

President of the International Sports Vision Association (ISVA)
VP of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA)
Clinical Director for the Special Olympics Opening Eyes Program

Dr. Terry Tsang

Optometrist at Dr. Terry Tsang Optometry Inc. in Irvine, California

Neuro-Vision Therapy
Fellow in Cornea and Contact Lenses (FAAO)
Fellow in Vision and Vision Development (FCOVD)