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I see rings when I blink my eye sometimes. Is this normal?

I see rings when I blink my eye sometimes. Is this normal?

Possibly: If you blink hard and notice rings that disappear soon after, it is likely related to how forcefully you close your eyes. Often, tightly closing the eyelids puts pressure on the eyeball. This stimulates the film layer (retina) and in turn gives the impression that you are seeing a ring. If it happens every time you blink, or even if you don't you should see an eye doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Is it normal to still see the suction ring on my eye 6 weeks after lasik? This is the dry eye and blurry distance vision. Feels like and eyelash is in

Is it normal to still see the suction ring on my eye 6 weeks after lasik? This is the dry eye and blurry distance vision. Feels like and eyelash is in

No: You cannot still see a mark from the suction ring used during the creation of the lasik flap. Sounds like symptoms are more related to your dry eye. Discuss with your surgeon. ...Read more

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I have a slight brown colored shade/ring around iris in my eyes that i never noticed before so it is normal or something that I should worry about?

I have a slight brown colored shade/ring around iris in my eyes that i never noticed before so it is normal or something that I should worry about?

Depends: Depends on your eye color and where the ring is. If it on the white part of the eye, it is normal and likely there your whole life. If it is on the cornea in front if the iris, then that is certainly not normal and can be a sign of a condition called wilson's dz. If you are not sure, see an ophthalmologist right away. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have brown eyes but there is a blue ring around it is this normal?

I have brown eyes but there is a blue ring around it is this normal?

?corneal arcus: If you are referring to the "blue ring" around the peripheral cornea, this is called corneal arcus--represents cholesterol deposition from the limbal blood vessels that normally appears in people over 40. More often visible in brown colored irises due to darker background. If you are younger than 40 and are noticing arcus, an examination by an Eye MD to verify & check lipid profile important. ...Read more

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Why do I see a yellow ring while eyes are closed when you rub your eyes?

Why do I see a yellow ring while eyes are closed when you rub your eyes?

There is an increase: in intraocular pressure when compressing the eye. This in turn can activate your photoreceptors (rods/cones) in the retina due to the vitreous gel, that fills the posterior (back) portion of the eye, shifting and inducing traction on the retina. It is not advisable to rub your eyes that hard. ...Read more

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Small circle/ring, dark shadow/"cig light coil" shaped; appears bottom or left of eye when blink fast/after light glare. Appears same spot/disappears?

Small circle/ring, dark shadow/"cig light coil" shaped; appears bottom or left of eye when blink fast/after light glare. Appears same spot/disappears?

Flashes ; floaters: The clear gel that fills eyeball is normally attached to all parts of the inside of the eye. As we get older it can become more liquid (watery) and detaches from the back of the retina causing flashes ; floaters. This can indicate a retinal tear. As the retina detaches, change or loss in your side vision is the next symptom. You should see your eye doctor to check the retina. ...Read more