... The cause is unknown, but the general consensus is that neurons are 'over-excited' in your visual cortex and firing when they shouldn't. The same thing happens in migraine aura but in most cases, migraine aura disappears after 30-45 mins.
Convergence insufficiency is probably unrelated.
The good news is there is treatment. (2 replies)
... week ago. I've read a few threads about it online and there's apparently some people who've had it for only short periods in time. One lady wrote that her visual snow was due to migraines. I find this interesting as I suffered from migraines as a young child but no longer have them. ... (2 replies)
... tv static vision ever since I was a kid. For 20 years I was convinced that everyone saw that way and that people just didn't know I meant when I explained it to them. ... (8 replies)
... e experiencing. If it is, you will find lots of frustrated people who see what you see without medical explanation. Some people theorize that those with "snow" vision have become very sensitive to their vision and are actually seeing blood cells traveling through their eyes. ... (3 replies)
... I can't find a single thread on this site about grainy or snowy vision which is not closed, so let's see how long this one stays open. ... (0 replies)
... I've had extreme and chronic anxiety recently, however these symptoms are 24!7 with no relief, they don't come in waves. When I wake up the shaky vision is there. ... (5 replies)
... I recommend googling Visual Snow to see if it's something you might have. ... (2 replies)
... Do you mean static? Like visual snow? (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... (2 replies)
... last nightish, I was looking in the mirror, as i've been noticing a discoloration in my eye ?fluid? for a while. its kinda light brownish and you can see it when blinking, as it recovers the eye, in the mirror. this time there was a rainbow in one of em, and I don't think it was the first time.
not that long ago I remember seeing a floater every day for a few days.... (0 replies)
... I would like to consult you all about the cause of my Visual snow and whether or not my welding accident amongst other things had anything to do with it. ... (0 replies)
Sorry I missed the e-mail notice.
My shimmering issue was a one-time event - in the waiting room. My TSH at that time was 0.06, with slightly elevated T4/T3 numbers. Six months later, my TSH was 0.16 (just shy of the 0.20 minimum "normal").
Because of the levels being fairly close to "normal", short, brisk walks (2 city blocks), one to a few times per day... (77 replies)
... dots are white blood cells moving in the capillaries in front of the retina near the macula. There are no blood vessels on the retina in the very centre of your vision so you can't see them right in the centre. The white blood cells do not absorb blue light, whereas the red ones do, so they are sometimes visible. ... (2 replies)
... I spend playing video games and on the computer because I do that a lot, literally. Also just a few days ago, as I kept focusing on the glare, I noticed that my vision was shaky. ... (0 replies)
... I am a photographer and work a lot on the computer. My vision was decent but noticed I would have to hold something away from my eyes for me to read the words. Nothing too severe though. ... (0 replies)
... Hi, I am 20 years old, and starting two months ago my vision has changed for the worse. I am Nearsighted and also have Astigmatism in both eyes. ... (7 replies)
... kes it difficult to see because not only is the world flashing like a tv screen, but it moves and this makes it hard to see. I get halos on everything, making my vision seem overlapped and difficult to focus on. I have suffered with migraines for 8 years now, but I am 36yrs now and have had this unique vision all my life. ... (2 replies)
... Personally, I think Visual Snow is one of those things that doctors don't know a lot about. ... (1 replies)
My guess is that you were behind the wheel driving without taking a significant amount of time to rest your eyes and you experienced extreme eye strain from dry eyes. The other possible scenario is that you developed a migraine (you do not have to have a headache to experience a migraine) due to being overly tired. I actually just experienced one this morning.... (5 replies)
... A few months ago I noticed several vision changes. ... (6 replies)