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Free Visual Contrast Sensitivity Test.

Discussion in 'Addressing Biotoxin, Chemical & Food Sensitivities' started by Ema, Jun 21, 2014.

  1. Ema

    Ema Senior Member

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    Supposedly based on the Shoemaker version, but free (you can make a donation if you like):

    http://www.vcstest.com
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  2. Thinktank

    Thinktank Senior Member

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    Great find Ema :)

    I've done the test and score below average, suggestive of biotoxin illness which i've always suspected. I can't see a thing when it's dark! I had periods that my contrast sensitivity improved and so did my health, i guess it goes hand in hand.

    My results:
    http://vcstest.com/r/4fa92416

    Left eye
    Total Score: 37/50 (74%)
    Indicator Score: 13/20 (65%)

    Right eye
    Total Score: 35/50 (70%)
    Indicator Score: 15/20 (75%)
  3. Valentijn

    Valentijn Activity Level: 3

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    100% on both scores for each eye.

    It helped to tilt my laptop screen back to the proper angle.
  4. Hanna

    Hanna Senior Member

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    Thanks Ema,
    97% score.
  5. golden

    golden Senior Member

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    I did this test this morning at 7-8am ish. I lost the results immediately and had initial difficulty understanding it.

    I did the test again. The results were:

    Left eye 43/50 (86%) Right eye 38/50 (76%)
    Left 19/20 (95%) Right 16/20 (80%)

    But by test 2 i was struggling and hit the wrong button twice on the easy ones.

    This also knocked me out and i went back to sleep for a further 5 hours.

    This rapid fire thinking tasking does something not good to my brain. i would like to understand this more.
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  6. justy

    justy Senior Member

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    My scores:

    Left eye:

    total score: 31/50 62%
    Indicator: 14/20 70%

    Right eye:

    total score: 31/50 62%
    indicator: 15/20 75%

    I don't really understand what any of this means? quite a lot of them I couldn't even see anything in the box at all and that was with my glasses on (which I only wear for reading)
  7. maryb

    maryb iherb code TAK122

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    I was just about to do this test and then thought uh oh - no - I usually feel ill when I try to focus visually for too long on anything, and I'm not feeling particularly well so I'll do it another time. Interesting though.
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  8. rosie26

    rosie26 Senior Member

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    I decided to clean my reading glasses half way through and I think it shows on my results.

    Left eye
    Total score 36/50 72%
    Indicator 16/20 80%

    Right eye
    Total score 40/50 80%
    Indicator 16/20 80%

    Total Score 76
    Neurotoxin 32/40
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  9. golden

    golden Senior Member

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    VCS Test Results

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    100 1%
    67 1.5%
    50 2%
    33 3%
    25 4%
    20 5%
    13 7.5%
    8 12.5%
    4 25%
    1.5 3 6 12 18
    Cycles/Degree (CPD)
    Total Score: 47/50 (94%)
    Indicator Score: 19/20 (95%)
    Right Eye
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    100 X 1%
    67 1.5%
    50 2%
    33 3%
    25 4%
    20 5%
    13 7.5%
    8 12.5%
    4 25%
    1.5 3 6 12 18
    Cycles/Degree (CPD)
    Total Score: 49/50 (98%)
    Indicator Score: 20/20 (100%)


    I just whizzed through the eye test on a computer screen and did better. Whether it correlates to being well enough to be out too or simply just the screen i dont know.

    On my optician eye test I scored better than 20/20 and so I wonder why it is I cant see then well enough to drive????

    It maybe related to moving objects, or something to do with my brain when my eye muscles get tired they go out of focus.
  10. Dreambirdie

    Dreambirdie work in progress

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    Left eye
    Total score 43/50 86%
    Indicator score 17/20 85%

    Right eye
    Total score 44/50 88%
    Indicator score 18/20 90%

    Total score 87%
    Neurotoxin 35/40

    RESULTS: NEGATIVE

    Interesting... because I was diagnosed with a major fungal infection in my sinuses in January and have been undergoing an herbal treatment for that. I wish I had done the test back then to compare my results with this one.

    I actually thought I did even better than the results indicate. That must be the optimist (or wishful thinker) part of me.
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    Left eye - 100% (note: this eye is nearsighted)

    Right eye - (note: this eye is farsighted)
    46/50 = 92%
    18/20 = 90%

    Total = 96% so test is NEGATIVE
  12. justy

    justy Senior Member

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    completely differnet result today - scored ABOVE healthy people - yesterday very poor result. I don't really get how that can be - does anyone understand this?
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  13. Aileen

    Aileen Senior Member

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    @justy How were you feeling yesterday compared to today? Perhaps your experience shows that this "test" simply measures how we are functioning at a given time, rather than pointing to a particular diagnosis.
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  14. Little Bluestem

    Little Bluestem Senescent on the Illinois prairie, USA

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    Was the light the same for both tests? The instructions said the lighting can make a difference.

    I have not taken the test yet, because I have not been on my computer in the daytime and have low light at night.
  15. justy

    justy Senior Member

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    did one last test today as feeling crap - although I felt pretty crap the first two times as well!

    This time indicator score of 26 - meaning positive - in fact worse than the first time. The lighting was pretty good on all 3 attempts - they were done in exactly the same position.

    Is this test scientific? or a bit out there?
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  16. Forebearance

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    Justy, I haven't tried this free VCS test personally. But as I understand the one that Dr. Shoemaker uses, it measures how poisoned by neurotoxins a person is at a given time. Neurotoxins affect microcirculation, and that affects the eyes' ability to see contrast. You could probably read more about the VCS test on Dr. Shoemaker's website, survivngmold.com
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  17. kyzcreig

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    Alright so I found this about an hour after I bought the actual VCS test. I decided to take it and nailed it. Approximately 98% correct (total).

    The next day I took the real VCS and failed miserably. It's significantly harder. I wouldn't trust this website, or at least not to be an adequate substitute for the real one.

    I should add I was tested for some of the expensive hormones (MSH, ADH, VEGF) Shoemaker recommends and failed those as well. I'll probably investigate Shoemaker's treatment next, which I found here: http://webcache.googleusercontent.c...otoxin_illness.html &cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us
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