VR Health

Eye Doctors Can Now Prescribe VR Lazy-eye Treatment for Home Use

Vivid Vision offers a virtual reality based treatment for lazy eye disorders. Optometrists have been able to use the company's treatment in their practice...

Stanford Event Seeks Innovative Uses of VR for Behavioural Health

The first VR Innovation Lab for Behavioral and Brain Health takes place on October 7th at Brainstorm, Stanford University’s new VR/AR startups laboratory. Selected...

TRIPP Raises $4 Million to Develop ‘Mood Altering’ VR Experiences

Los Angeles-based VR software development company TRIPP has announced a $4 million Series A round investment lead by venture capital firm Mayfield. TRIPP describe...

Samsung is Developing VR Tools to Help Diagnose Mental Health

Samsung Electronics has recently signed a partnership with Korean VR studio FNI and Gangnam Severance Hospital, one of South Korea's largest hospitals, to develop VR-based mental health...
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VR Health & Exercise Institute Finds Many VR Games Are Better Exercise Than a...

According to Aaron Stanton, director of the newly-founded Virtual Reality Institute of Health and Exercise, many of the popular VR games and applications are...

‘Bioflight VR’ for Medical Training, Patient Behavior Modification, & Diagnosis

The design team behind Bioflight VR has worked on television shows such as CSI and ER, and they've been able to translate their VFX...

PTSD Exposure Therapy in VR: Importance of Storytelling & Emotional Presence in Healing Trauma

Dr. Skip Rizzo heads the Medical VR Research Group at USC's Institute for Creative Technologies, which has been exploring how to use VR for...

VR-based Treatment for Vision Disorders Shows Positive Results in Peer-reviewed Study

Vivid Vision offers a virtual reality based treatment for lazy eye disorders. A new study published in the peer-reviewed BioMed Journal of Ophthalmology finds...

Using VR to Diagnose and Treat Concussions with SyncThink

The process of diagnosing a concussion is largely a subjective process of variations of attention, focus, and balance, which means that the existing self-reporting...

Experimental VR Alzheimer’s Therapy App Made Just Hours After Plea by Child of Afflicted...

After a recent bout of news articles detailing an experimental Alzheimer's Disease therapy that has showed promising results in mice, the child of an...

Managing Pain & Anxiety in Hospitals with AppliedVR

There's been more than 30 years of research into the medical applications of virtual reality, but it's not until the recent consumer VR revolution...

Virtual Therapy for Stroke Neurorehabilitation & Skill Relearning

Larry Hodges is a professor of human computer interaction at Clemson University, and he was one of the co-chairs of the very first IEEE...

Opting Out of a Phobia with VR

Theresa Duringer has a fear of flying, and rather than treating her aviophobia with VR exposure therapy she's been experimenting with using VR to...

Get a Real Workout in Virtual Reality with the Widerun Bike Trainer, Now on...

Stationary biking is boring almost anyway you slice it. And while some people can zone out to music or lock their attention to a TV screen, others...

‘PHOBOS’ is a VR Therapy Platform for Phobias and Anxiety, Now on Indiegogo

While virtual reality is a great tool for entertainment, it's about more than just games and movies. It has the potential to assist in...
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