... ttle shimmery spot where ever I look and then gets bigger. It eventually moves over to the side and it's more like a dark spot then. Then it blocks my peripheral vision on that side and then it just goes away. I talked to the doctor about it before and they sent me to an eye doctor. ... (5 replies)
... I've been having a shimmery or sparkly effect in my vision for quite some years now, and I've been to the eye doctor and they can't find anything wrong with my eyes. ... (5 replies)
... Of course I see the spots more intensively when I concentrate on them, normally my brain is able to partially blend them out. On top of that the spots are SPARKLING and SWIRLING, changing color from purple to green. ... (0 replies)
... Good news. Definitely manageable. Just make sure you get regular checkups and monitor/be mindful of changes in your vision. (16 replies)
... arified! If I look to the right it is still in the right of my vision. If I look to the left it is still in the right of my vision. It does not "float" across my vision and does not change position. It is only in one eye, the right one. I can not look directly at it so I can't tell if it has a particular shape. ... (16 replies)
... For example, when you look all the way to the left, does it move to the left, or is it still in the right part of your vision regardless of where you look? ... (16 replies)
... Thank you so much for responding. I will definitely check out your other posts. Basically what's happening to me is that Thursday night I was standing in my friend's living room and all of a sudden I saw a very small area just outside of my central line of vision to the top right that was shimmering/flickering like a movie projector. It does not expand and does not float... (16 replies)
... ing im not the only one that has this odd issue. only difference, youve had surgery, procedures etc. i have the same exact thing you do only in the center of my vision but ive never had anything done to my eyes. it just started happening. ive been to multiple visits and has been told that its just an air pocket in my retna? ... (16 replies)
... When I was 23 I had a detached retina in my right eye, which required surgery (and the placement of a permanent buckle), I was also given a laser treatment to handle lattice issues in my left eye. I also was left with some tiny floaters, which donít obstruct my vision, but are annoying at times, especially initially when going outside into the sunlight.
For the past... (16 replies)
... I have to correct myself. I just looked up "visial snow" on google and my symptoms are different. It starts on the side of one eye, like a little halo, shimmering and zigzag lines. The halo gets larger until I see it about above my eye, the form of a rainbow (without the colors) outside my face from the middle of the forehead to the side, after a while the halo gets... (5 replies)
... For at least 10 - 15 years, I get exactly the same thing, but only about once or twice a year. I once told my eye doctor and he explained....some times a little blood vessel behind the eye pops and it takes about 20 minutes for everything to settle down. He was so right, when I get the episode, I can time it, it always stops after about 20 minutes. (5 replies)
... wow. i've never heard of that ever, that could definitely be it. thanks so much!! (5 replies)
... It sounds like the condition known as 'visual snow'. If you do a search for that title on this forum and on the Internet you will find that it is not that unusual. However, the reasons for it are varied and you would probably have to consult a neuro-ophthalmologist to diagnose your case. (5 replies)
... I am 20 years old and about 3 months ago I started seeing weird images. When I look at the plain blue sky I see like glitter sparkling all over and it is worse during the day. Glasses don't help tried that LOL. I hardly go anywhere any more because of it. It is really hard for me to drive. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Marjo,
Glad all is o.k with your eyes. As I said previously my Opthalmogist
says my sparkling lights in my eye is age related and my brother who
experienced cobweb type floaters was told the same. We are both in our sixties.
I will be kept under observation and I guess you will too.
Solofelix. (10 replies)
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... I'll have my MRI this Friday. He wanted it sooner but I'm away until Thursday.
Right now I have the floaters non-stop. My eye feels tired as well. Not sure if that's because I'm seeing through the floaters all of my waking hours.
Good luck with your floaters. (10 replies)
... I have sparkling silver lights that practically block out my vision in my left eye, also I get black spots moving around, these episodes can last from 5 to 30 mins at a time. ... (10 replies)
... I have had the very same problem for the past three weeks but mine is in my left eye. I was getting sparkling silver lights and a sort of film would cover my eye making vision practically impossible. ... (2 replies)
... Julie: Numbness on one side of the body during a migraine is completely normal. I've had it most of my life. Usually it's my face, lips, and maybe a hand. Last time I had a migraine my entire left arm was as dead as a doornail. At one time, I would lose the ability to form words, but the symptoms seem to be lessening as I get older.
It's quite upsetting at the time,... (3 replies)