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Extreme Visual Snow Anxiety

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Visual Snow is a very rare neurological condition that causes the sufferer to see a field of grain and dots over their vision at all times. Learning about this disease has proven to be a major info hazard, as I have worried about it on and off for the last year now. My vision is clear in the light, but in very dark places it becomes draped in a field of what looks like a fog of some kind, it can also look like static as well. Everyone I have asked has reported the same phenomena, of seeing static, or some kind of obstruction in the field of vision when looking at dark objects or being in a dark environment. This did not calm me down much. It became a "beetle in the box" situation where I was not sure what I was seeing was other people were seeing. Visual snow is a very rare disorder, so the chances I ever had it to begin with are very slim, but the idea is tormenting to consider; that ones vision would be obstructed so immensely, and they would never have known it. So far the phenomena I have described is caused by the photo negative after image effect, a pretty normal thing that happens when you stimulate your eye with a bright or contrasting image, floaters, and blood vessels in the eye. After considering it multiple times, I have concluded I do not indeed have Visual Snow Syndrome, or if I do, it is very mild. Visual Snow is supposed to happen in all lighting environments, not just in the dark.

That being said, if anyone has this phenomena too, and thinks or knows that it is indeed Visual Snow, DO NOT TELL ME. That is the last thing I need at the moment. Seriously though.
 

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Visual Snow is a very rare neurological condition that causes the sufferer to see a field of grain and dots over their vision at all times. Learning about this disease has proven to be a major info hazard, as I have worried about it on and off for the last year now. My vision is clear in the light, but in very dark places it becomes draped in a field of what looks like a fog of some kind, it can also look like static as well. Everyone I have asked has reported the same phenomena, of seeing static, or some kind of obstruction in the field of vision when looking at dark objects or being in a dark environment. This did not calm me down much. It became a "beetle in the box" situation where I was not sure what I was seeing was other people were seeing. Visual snow is a very rare disorder, so the chances I ever had it to begin with are very slim, but the idea is tormenting to consider; that ones vision would be obstructed so immensely, and they would never have known it. So far the phenomena I have described is caused by the photo negative after image effect, a pretty normal thing that happens when you stimulate your eye with a bright or contrasting image, floaters, and blood vessels in the eye. After considering it multiple times, I have concluded I do not indeed have Visual Snow Syndrome, or if I do, it is very mild. Visual Snow is supposed to happen in all lighting environments, not just in the dark.

That being said, if anyone has this phenomena too, and thinks or knows that it is indeed Visual Snow, DO NOT TELL ME. That is the last thing I need at the moment. Seriously though.
I don’t know much about visual snow but I know what it’s like to be petrified of neurological problems. I am having a horrible time getting over the fear of aneurysms at the moment and I am here if you’d like to talk!


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I don’t know much about visual snow but I know what it’s like to be petrified of neurological problems. I am having a horrible time getting over the fear of aneurysms at the moment and I am here if you’d like to talk!


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Thank you for your consideration. A fear of aneurisms is the same thing of being afraid there is a .45 Magnum pointed at your head at all times waiting to discharge, it is quite bothersome I know that.
 
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