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A 43-year-old member asked:

When i close my eyes, why does it feel like i'm moving?

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Dr. Andrew Dahl
Ophthalmology 55 years experience
Inner ear: A person's sense of where they are in relation to their environment is based on clues from vision, brain, inner ear and foot/hand positions. When you close your eyes, your inner ear becomes your dominant determinant of your position in space. This is normal for some people.

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What does it feel like to have no eyes?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
It doesn't: When something is absent, there is no feeling of it.

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