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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?

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?

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. ...Read more

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Had Eyefield test,retinal exam and omph says eyes r healthy, despite i see moving tiny bugs connected with spider nets(on daylight,white surface)help?

Had Eyefield test,retinal exam and omph says eyes r healthy, despite i see moving tiny bugs connected with spider nets(on daylight,white surface)help?

Entoptics: You are seeing a normal phenomenon. When you defocus and look at a clear sky, or uniform white wall or something similar, you will notice ghostly spots rapidly moving in and out of the edge of the central vision on a network like a spider web. These are your white cells in the blood circulation at the back of the eye. Seeing them indicates excellent eye health. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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What could cause episodes of my eyes moving separately that lasts several minutes at a time?

What could cause episodes of my eyes moving separately that lasts several minutes at a time?

Need evaluation: This is an unusual symptom; so i recommend you make an appointment with an ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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I am a 26 year old female, both my eyes are hurting, especially when moving to look in different directions?

I am a 26 year old female, both my eyes are hurting, especially when moving to look in different directions?

May be serious: Pain with eye movement can indicate orbital inflammation. This can be caused by many things, from adjacent sinus inflammation to thyroid orbital disease. Actual infection of the orbits can be serious and even life threatening. Inflammation of the optic nerves (optic neuritis) can also cause pain on eye movement. This condition, should be evaluated asap. Eye fatigue with reading is possible. ...Read more

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