... t something more serious, or structurally wrong, is if the image is in both eyes at the same time. I get the flashing lights in both eyes, and it moves across my vision in both eyes at the same time, until it disappears off the edge of my eyesight. ... (5 replies)
... years, but it doesn't happen often and it's usually not that bad. It usually happens when I go to bed, I lie down, lights out, and after a while I start seeing flickering light. It doesn't matter if my eyes are open or closed. It stops after a while, or I have to look at bright light to make it stop. ... (5 replies)
... The image is the same in both eyes I think. I never pay attention to that, all I notice is the annoying fast flashing that is everywhere I can see, so covering my entire visual field. It's a bit hard to know if I have trouble focusing my eyes, when in the dark, and with flashing light. But I don't feel different in any way, no memory or awareness problems.
I read a little... (5 replies)
... Thank you for your answers!
Machaon you might be right, although I can't find very much about it, and it certainly doesn't look anything like what you find when searching for images of "migraine aura".. But I do assume it's something like this, something not too serious, unless it gets worse.
The thing in the darkness looks more like having some flashing light in the room... (5 replies)
... Have you seen an eye Doctor about this? I had light flashes and floaters that I ignored and I am having my 5th surgery tomorrow for detached retina. Its been a nightmare for 8 months now. (5 replies)
... I've experienced something similar for many years. I get bright, pulsating lights, sometimes in the shape of a moving, or floating C mirrored in both eyes, at the same time. I refer to it as Christmas lights.
After researching, I've come to the conclusion that it is a not too serious condition called Migraine Aura (without the headaches). The sparkly lights are not... (5 replies)
... flickering vision peripheral vision". I want to let you know that I, too, was having a problem with flickering vision in my peripheral vision. ... (3 replies)
... flickering vision peripheral vision". I want to write specifically to LOYSKI because I saw that you were having a problem similar to mine. ... (2 replies)
... Hi everyone. I'm a 17 year old boy and I have some problems. Whenever I spend an extended period of time in a dark setting, and I come out into a lit room (particularly in a white/tan color), when I blink, a split-second after my eyes open, there will be this black flash in my vision. It's only for a split-second... but it's there. It's almost like an inversion of the image... (1 replies)
... I have a similar issue where an image with lines close to one another in my peripheral vision will go crazy.. this can happen with the sleeve of my sweatshirt even, since the fabric is stitched in that way. ... (1 replies)
... Hi there,
When I look at certain patterns like oriental carpets, supermarket shelves, rows of white text on black backgrounds they tend to vibrate/shimmer/flicker.
If I change the text around to black on white I don't see it and when I close either eye it goes away.
I have been suffering from this for quite a while and see all the specialists with all known tests... (1 replies)
... Hello do you still have this problem? (4 replies)
... I am a 39 year old male and have been suffering from what I can only describe as 'flickering vision'.
It is a problem that I have when looking at high contrast patterns such as rows of supermarket shelves with stuff on them, oriental rugs, white text on a black background on a computer screen. It feels like the light contrast has to be exactly right for this to occur. It... (4 replies)
... Ultimately, the laser is up to you. If the flickering lights really bother you and it's affecting you daily then go for it. You won't notice any change in your vision as the laser is performed in the far periphery which doesn't affect your central vision. ... (2 replies)
... Hello! I'm here to ask questions about the eye condition I'm having right now. It seems like I have flickering in my vision particularly on the peripheral vision of my left eye. It looks like "waves" and is more pronounced when I'm lying down on a sideways position. ... (2 replies)
... Hi to all :) I have the same problem (I am 30) and I kind of know what is going on.
1. Staring at computer screen for long time exhausts chemistry in retina (you see longer afterimages - especially after looking at black item and you move to light area). This forces your blood vessels to expand in order to supply more blood to retina.
2. When you are close to orgasm (having... (9 replies)
... or under certain florescent lights. I've also noticed that there is much more of a noticable flicker when I watch TV or use a computer. The flickering is in both eyes. ... (0 replies)
... Is there any evidence that vitamin supplements cause vision problems as originally described? ... (9 replies)
... I have that in my peripheral vision ever since I got a posterior vitreous detachment. After I come in from bright sunlight it's actually BLACK flickering real bad! ... (7 replies)
... Hey guys I know it's been a while since anyone has posted to this thread, but I too have this shimmering problem. It seems to be early in the morning when I look at a light background. I also saw it when I look at the computer screen. No one seems to be able to tell me what it is. I had very bad nearsightedness. (-9. to -10) and I had Lasik in '98. I could have had this... (7 replies)