Here, our team will share all the latest news, research, and updates regarding the Visual Snow Initiative, including its global efforts to understand and cure Visual Snow Syndrome.
Monash Dept. of Neuroscience Team Identifies Key Difference in People with Visual Snow Syndrome + Causes Being Revealed
This following excerpt was originally published on Monash University's Clinical School Blog on September 9th, 2020. For the first time, research has been able to display objective functional changes to the ocular motor networks in the brains of people with VSS. A...
Visual Snow Episode of “Tinnitus Talk” Podcast Out Now! (Feat. VSI Founder Sierra Domb and Dr. Peter Goadsby in collaboration with Tinnitus Hub)
Many people who have Visual Snow Syndrome also have Tinnitus. We collaborated with our good friends at Tinnitus Hub on a special episode of their podcast, Tinnitus Talk. “Visual Snow and Tinnitus: Phantom Phenomena” features VSI Founder Sierra Domb and neurologist Dr. Peter Goadsby as they discuss analogies between the two conditions and talk about their experiences in trying to push the envelope for Visual Snow sufferers.
The VSI enthusiastically supported Dr. Sui Wong’s Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy study modified for visual symptoms (MBCT-vision), put on by Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, by providing the funding for the costs of functional MRI (fMRI) scans. 🔬👁👨⚕️ We are optimistic that the positive interim results and fMRI funding provided will help accelerate the process of finding a cure for Visual Snow Syndrome.
This article was originally published on University of Miami's News&TheU in September of 2020. University student creates nonprofit to support research on Visual Snow Syndrome Sierra Domb uses her communications skills to raise awareness of and funding for studies...
New Oct. 2020 Study Announced, Two Physicians Working On Enhanced Protocol to Treat VSS + Potential Conference
As some of you may know, VSI has been working with two wonderful and passionate doctors: Dr. Terry Tsang and Dr. Charles Shidlofsky ("Dr. S"). The VSI brought Dr. Tsang and Dr. S together because of their success in reducing or eliminating symptoms of VSS in their...
The research team at Monash University, under the leadership of Professor Owen White and Associate Professor Joanne Fielding has made significant progress in its quest to understand and ultimately treat visual snow (VS). "We are genuinely thankful and delighted that...
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