... Hi everybody,
This is actually the first time I'm writing a thread. ;)
I searched the Internet intensively (really, in 3 languages or so...) to find if anyone has the same eye problems that I experienced in December 2012 (and are still going on) but couldn't find the exact thing, so now I challenge you. ;)
All started December, when I suddenly started to see a grey... (0 replies)
... Every object I look at with even a slight reflection of light gets "burned" into my vision for a moment, usually I blink a few times and it goes away. I can look at an object even for a brief second, and will have the afterimage still in my vision. ... (0 replies)
... See an opthomologist immedidately. I recently had odd things in my vision and saw mine. When I called the doctor they said to come in IMMEDIATELY! ... (1 replies)
... don't stay there, they move, and it's almost as if they are twisting toward the center of my eyes. It almost looks like I have a dark colored warp in my eyes. My vision hasnt really gotten any worse since this started. I do get on te computer quite alot. Sometimes for 2 hours at a time. I have no problem reading. ... (1 replies)
... I'm afraid I can't be of much help, but I do also get the sparkly, swirling spots in my vision. I think they are caused by neural activity, but whether it's in the brain or the retina is hard to distinguish. ... (37 replies)
... Ariaden: Download an Amsler grid and test that eye in bright light. If there is a disturbance in the lines of the grid at that point, or a blindspot, or distortion, see an eye doctor. Mark the spot on the grid and take it with you.
If the spot is undetectable on the grid, it's probably nothing to worry about. A poster here has said that it's possible for floaters to be... (3 replies)
... of the time, I get these flashes of light that turn into swirling light in my peripheral vision. Once my heart rate slows down they go away. Maybe within 60 seconds of finishing my run they subside. ... (12 replies)
... m and have had pretty bad floaters since I was 10. As a matter of fact, remember at Elementary school they would do lice checks, hearing tests and vision tests? ... (14 replies)
... I get the swirling colors of flashes thing. Is that something serious going on? ... (14 replies)
... Skittles, I think I have EXACTLY what you describe with the "swirling". I started a thread titled "floaters?" how I described them wasnt the same as you but they are very hard to describe!
The first time I noticed them was when I was a child and was looking up at the sky, Ive had them every since. I dont get them everyday but just about.
I have also had eye exams and... (14 replies)
you just told my story! I have the exact same thing and it drives me crazy. I't's definately worse in the sunlight. I went to the eye doctor for the first time ever last week. I have 20/20 vision, at least on that day I did. Somedays are better than other's. She said usually when someone gets floaters & flashes it's an indicator of retinal detachment which scared... (14 replies)
... I was shocked to read your posting, because I just started seeing the blurring type of vision you were describing. Like a heat wave? ... (14 replies)
... sunlover, the fans in the peripheral vision also describe what I see. I also get that "strobe light" effect but it's only sometimes that bad. ... (14 replies)
... seconds, I'll get things that look like a ceiling fan spinning in my peripheral vision, I have a "blank" spot, I have a HUGE stationery floater covering half my vision in my right eye that appears BLACK outside... ... (14 replies)
... I see very little weird stuff. The swirling you see, I think, is the entopic phenomenon. ... (14 replies)
... Almost a year ago I started to develop floaters. Sometimes I see a lot of them sometimes I dont notice them at all. After that, my vision started to do weird things. ... (14 replies)
... e Silver....thanks for reading my post...I was stressing that maybe no1 else experienced this...yeah I see kinda fuzziness around things i try to focus on...like swirling lines that look awesome but frighten me at the same time! I have not spoken to a GP about it...have you? ... (5 replies)
... Oh ok, it's the blurry vision I would have been concerned about. ... (9 replies)
... in both eyes I get a blurry, swirling vision...it seems to be in the lower left side. It makes it really hard to read anything,,,because its moving! ... (1 replies)
... Happy to answer your questions...
As to what triggered my bilateral floaters, no one can say. I was near-sighted all my life and had lasik surgery about 10 years ago. Both are factors for floaters as I read the literature. My floaters started in 2009 in my right eye and within a year, my left eye had floaters. I put up with them until others appeared in 2011 and 2012. ... (3 replies)