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Dark Spot In Center Of Vision
I noticed a large dark spot in the center of my vision in each eye. I can only see it in dim light. And more smaller speckles keep appearing everyday.
See an Eye doctor: This could be serious. Please see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
What would cause me to see dust particle size illuminated spots that move to the center of my vision? I was sitting in the bathroom in the semi dark.
??: Need a little more info about your question. I assume you're saying you have a blind spot centrally and your seeing scintillating light peripherally--typically lasting about 15 minutes, not usually associated with any other symptoms. Sounds like an acephalic migraine or ocular migrains, without headache, sometimes described as auras. Central blindspot is concerning though. See your eyemd. ...Read more
Floaters?: Sounds like your describing a floater. Could be a problem. I'd see your ophthalmologist for a dilated exam to rule out retinal tears or detachments. ...Read more
Just had green spot flash for1/2sec bit smaler than size of o in central vision while workin on laptop low brigthness. Never had this before. Normal?
Watch and wait:
Once episode of flash is not a cause for concern. Should it recur, it would be prudent to see an ophthalmologist.
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Amsler gird: There is a gird with central black dot that is called amsler grid. You can down load an app, search online or ask you doc for it. You test one eye at a time look straight at the center dot and make sure you can see all the grid lines surrounding of it. You can also tell while you are reading if you are missing letters or word from the line. ...Read more
Floaters: It sounds as if you have had a posterior vitreous detachment. This is a situation where the vitreous (jelly) of the eye detaches (not a retinal detachment), it then "crumples" up leaving dots, spots, strands of blurry vitreous; i.e. The "floater". You should have an exam to ensure the incident did not tear the retina, which could lead to a retinal detachment. Wait one year then consider surgery. ...Read more
Upon waking or opening my eyes, I see a small transparent red spot in the center of my vision lasting 1-2 seconds. Should I be concerned?
Red spot noticeable: It is not common to see a red spot when you awaken. And if you see any red or pink spots, you should go to your eye doctor and have it examined. Through a dilated fundoscopic examination, they can pinpoint what is causing it, and what needs to be done, or if it just needs to be monitored. Yes, be concerned, and get a second opinion if you need to. ...Read more
Is the blind or gray spot from macula degeneration always in dead center of vision or can they be off-center?
Exactness: Only the devices used by professionals can measure the exact area of disease, but I expect it may not always be 'dead center'. Have a good exam by an opthamologist. Best wishes! ...Read more
There's a small bright spot around the center of my vision. Could my congested nose and sinus problems be the cause?
Not sinus related: It is very doubtful that this is related to congestion or sinus problems. Instead, it may be a retinal problem, or may be a visual migraine if the symptoms lasted only a few minutes. If the symptoms are persisting, see an eye doctor to rule out vision threatening problems. ...Read more
Sudden onset kalidascope vision, dark spot in vision accompanied with sudden irritability, chronic neck pain, dull headaches, all on left side.
I feel tension constantly behind my eyes as if someone has pulled my optic nerves taught. And there is a faint big black spot in my central vision?
The bone formation in center of my forehead, now had a big sunk in spot. I am hurting their dizzy and blurred vision. Think I will be ok until tomorrow?
Not sure: I don't know what you mean by bone formation sunk in but it sounds like you should be evaluated immediately. ...Read more
I have a dark purple spot appeared on my skin under my eye, my eye is sore, itchy and weeping and slight blurry vision?
Pigmented lesion: You should see an oculoplastic surgeon for consideration of observation or biopsy of pigmented area. ...Read more
20yo guy. Dark brown eyes. A small black spot in on iris. Last eye checkup was 5-6 mnths ago. Seems slightly raised. Vision=ok. Pupil=ok concerns:melanoma?
Highly unlikely: Don't panic and let your opthamologist tell what they think it is. ...Read more
Can cancer or a brain tumor cause some sort of rapidly growing white/yellow mass/lesion in retina (spot in central vision)?
Twice this week I have woken up in the dark and my vision in one eye appeared to have a black spot in it. I have been battling nasal congestion and what I believe to be allergies. I am a 25 yrO male who has been suffering from various symptoms for the pas
Visual disturbance: Could be from congestion because when you sleep the fluids from congestion flow into the eye area. Would elevate head of bed with pillow between mattress and boxspring. That being said follow up today with optometrist (lenscrafters, hour eyes) as they can get a good look at the eye and are accesible and can tell you if something in the eye needs immediate attention. F/u w/ doc may need antibiotics ...Read more
@11am noticed a sm blood vessel popped in eye @2pm got bigger @7pm formed a blister in my eye w/dark spot in Center feels squishy?
Minor hemorrhage: Occasionally a weak blood vessel on the eye surface will leak and cause a subconjunctival hemorrage. This can spread over a large area and look a little scary. But these are inevitably benign - usually caused by coughing, sneezing or rubbing the eye. They are only of concerned if there is a generalized bleeding disorder with bruising over many parts of your skin (rare). ...Read more
Sometimes: There can be a dark eschar at the center of a spider bite. However, frankly, I don't know what bit you. ...Read more
Many kinds: Many kinds of bites will leave a small dark spot in the center. Usually, this is a small hematoma (bruise) where the stinger or proboscis went into the skin. Less commonly, a dark area could be necrotic (dead) tissue where a toxin has acted, like in the case of a brown recluse bite. If you have concerns, see your gp. ...Read more
Slightly raised spot was bright red with a kinda purple center to pinkish brown with a darker center no itch no pain what could it be?
See doctor: Without actually seeing the spot, it is hard to make a diagnosis. Get in to see your doctor asap. From there, he/she can make recommendations and/or referal to dermatologist. A biopsy would help. ...Read more
Lump on buttcheek that has a dark spot in the center. Skin seems to be of a different texture at the dark spot and when I press on it it feels hollow?
Sounds like a cyst or a lipoma. Only a clinical examination can tell for sure.
Have it examined by your physician. ...Read more
What causes dark discoloration spots in right foot. Was hurting and swelling. Now ok but dark spot left in inside center of foot?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can find out what is going on. ...Read more
I found a red spot on my son's back two days ago. Next day he had a two inch diameter welt with darker red center. He was trying to scratch and said?
There's a small spot on my arm that's dark brown in the center and has pinkish red ring around it. It's raised, waxy, fingers stick if I pinch it.
Skin lesion: How long has it been there? Has it changed in size, shape, or color? I would suggest not touching it as it can aggravate the site and possibly cause an infection. The other thing you should do is see a dermatologist and he/she can determine whether to remove it and/or biopsy it to get more information. ...Read more