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A 28-year-old male asked:

When my eyes are closed i see black shadows moving together and then apart from each other with intermittent flashes of light in-between. serious?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Normal: The eye and brain do not like to have a pattern of incoming information interrupted. When you close your eyes, the signal diminishes substantially and your normally active eye and brain send internal patterns and signals to compensate. Don't worry about this and enjoy the show.
Last updated Jul 25, 2018


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