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Sometimes I can see blue and green spots when I close my eyes Is this normal

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Goldberg
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Yes: Yes. You are just seeing afterimages after your photoreceptors have been exposed to ambient light. This is probably worse when the light source is b ... Read More
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Dr. Matheson Harris
15 years experience Ophthalmology
Entoptic phenomena: In most cases this represents what is called entoptic phenomena, where you eyes send false signals to the brain. The retina is normally stimulated by ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Goldberg
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Yes: Yes. You are just seeing afterimages after your photoreceptors have been exposed to ambient light. This is probably worse when the light source is b ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Wu
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Red spots: If the spots last a short time, this is ok. If they persist, then call your ophthalmologist.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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No: Could be a type of floater. This could signify an occular migraine or retinal issue. See an ophthalmologist for evaluation.
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Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
23 years experience Ophthalmology
Need to be seen!: The white spots in your vision need to be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. It may be nothing, it may be a separation of the jelly inside your eye (vi ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Gelbart
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Possible migraine: If you are seeing these spots and sparks in a pattern and for some defined period of time (15-30 min) this could be due to migraine visual phenomena. ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
See doctor NOW!: Whether this is a retinal/neurologic problem or a blood supply problem, it needs to be evaluated immediately to prevent permanent vision loss.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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SEE PMD/ eye doc: Depending on your medical hx several possibilities......Some of them are dangerous if not detected and treated early.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Pendleton
36 years experience Preventive Medicine
Floaters: Floaters are deposits of various size, shape, consistency, refractive index and motility within the eye's vitreous humor. The common type of floater, ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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See doc now: If you have had eye trauma, and you actually have vision changes such as not being able to see in part of your visual field, you need to see an ophtha ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Post op: Ask your ophthalmologist that question. Good Luck
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