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Visual Snow Syndrome – Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

If you’re getting visual snow and can’t seem to find relief. You need to read this.

What is Visual Snow?

Remember those old TV’s where certain channels would have static? Visual snow is a condition that affects how your brain processes visual information. People with visual snow typically experience visual disturbances that resemble the appearance of “snow” or “static” in their vision.

Visual Snow Symptoms

The Symptoms that come with visual snow can vary. Many people who have visual snow also have binocular vision dysfunction, so the symptoms may extend beyond what is listed here.

  • Persistent visual snow, resembling static
  • Flickering or flashing lights
  • Visual distortions, such as halos or auras
  • Afterimages or trailing images that linger in vision
  • Sensitivity to light or contrast
  • Floaters or small specs or strands that seem to float across your vision.

Common Binocular Vision Dysfunction Symptoms

  • Eye Strain
  • Headaches
  • Difficulty focusing when reading
  • Disorientation
  • More… (see link)

Visual Snow Causes

Many academics debate the underlying cause of Visual Snow. In our 10+ years of experience, we have found that over 95% of people with Visual Snow also have an underlying binocular vision disorder. Their eyes are often unable to properly focus on things, and have a certain amount of ‘slip’ in their alignment. This creates visual disturbances that the brain ends up processing as static or snow. This has been proven because treating the underlying binocular vision conditions leads to improvement in visual snow.

Visual Snow Treatment

You may be a candidate for several different types of treatment, depending on what is uncovered during testing.

Specialized Glasses: Most people with visual snow have tried glasses with little to no success. The problem is that most glasses are prescribed just for clarity, not to help your eyes and brain work better together. Once any issues with binocular vision and visual processing are determined, glasses can be prescribed in ways that reduce visual snow and improve other symptoms. The glasses may be prescribe to include prism, tint, or other tools to reduce your symptoms.

Vision therapy: Some conditions that affect how the eyes and brain work together require vision therapy to re-calibrate how eye movement works and how vision is processed. This involves a specific series of exercises and activities designed with feedback loops to improve how your vision works. This is not simply eye exercises which often just re-enforce the current way of doing things. Vision therapy is like upgrading the operating system (Windows 98 to a new Mac!)

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I’ve already had an eye exam and it didn’t show any problems, or their solutions/glasses did not help.

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*Promise Fine Print:

Glasses: If you are not satisfied with the performance of your glasses, contact us within 60 days of purchase for a no-charge re-assessment and re-order of your glasses. If we are still unable to make the desired improvements, we the glasses can be returned for a full refund.

Vision Therapy: If you are not satisfied with the outcomes of your vision therapy, contact us within 60 days of your completion. This guarantee is void if you do not complete the home assignments (approximately 15 minutes per day- less time than you spend on Social Media). For this reason, we ask people to leave the program if they are not putting the required work into it.