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Seeing a flicker of light in eyes sometimes after dark. It means what?

Seeing a flicker of light in eyes sometimes after dark. It means what?

Eye light flicker: Eye light flickers or photopsia can be due to many issues (such as floaters, migraines, retinal issues, etc). To rule out retinal tears and/or detachment, you should see an eye doctor urgently for a dilated eye exam.

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What does it mean if I'm seeing blood in eyes?

What does it mean if I'm seeing blood in eyes?

Common, but: Subconjunctival hemorrhage (bleeding right under the skin of the eye ball) can occur follow coughing/forceful vomitting, or even sneezing. Often no vision change, no pain. Some may feel "something there" but no pain. Looking at it can be scary because it is "blood-shot" if you have change in vision, pain, sensitivities to light, headaches etc...Then see doc asap. If not, it'll get better. Good luc.

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What does it mean if I am seeing things out of the corner of my eyes?

What does it mean if I am seeing things out of the corner of my eyes?

Many possibilities: For this problem, you need to see your own physician for a personal, comprehensive evaluation. Depending on when and in what circumstances "seeing things out of the corner of my eyes" happens, there are many possible causes. It could be anything from a medication or drug side effect, to actively hallucinating in a psychotic illness. Very wide range of possibilities there.

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I'm seeing black vein on my eyes. What does it mean?

I'm seeing black vein on my eyes. What does it mean?

Unknown: Conjunctival appearance of vascular structures can be affected by wide range of things. Best to have your eye doctor examine you to sort out.

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What does it mean when you see lights before your eyes?

What does it mean when you see lights before your eyes?

Multiple causes: If you see short duration flashing lights it may be sign of vitreous traction on the retina. If you see bright wavy lines it may be ophthalmic migraine. Must see an eye md.

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When I close my eyes I can see white dots what does this mean?

When I close my eyes I can see white dots what does this mean?

Physiologic symptom: This may a normal physiologic symptom, however, you should see a retinal specialist to rule out retinovitreous pathology.

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What does seeing white spots with your eyes closed or in the dark mean?

What does seeing white spots with your eyes closed or in the dark mean?

Floaters: Vitreous floaters can cause that and often do sparkling or shooting lights is a different story and could be more serious.

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My eyes sometimes spasm and I have difficulty seeing writing on road signs sometimes - what does this mean?

My eyes sometimes spasm and I have difficulty seeing writing on road signs sometimes - what does this mean?

Need glasses: See your eye doctor and ask for a test called a refraction, which will determine your prescription. Good luck!

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What does it mean if I see streaming lights when my eyes are closed?

What does it mean if I see streaming lights when my eyes are closed?

After images: Depends what is meant by streaming. There are all sorts of after-images that can be seen with eyes closed depending on what was being looked at and how bright those objects or lights were. Intrinsic light phenomena or entoptics can be caused by light diffusing through the lids, by migraine visual episodes, and by vitreous gel tugging on the retina, just to name a few. See your local eye doc.

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What does it mean if you see light flashes instead of pitch black when you close your eyes?

What does it mean if you see light flashes instead of pitch black when you close your eyes?

Retinal phenomenon: Flashes of light can be due to stimulation of the retinal by either external pressure on the eye, or by pulling on the retina by the vitreous strands within the eye. These flashes are generally very short lived. Longer lasting lights that may form patterns can be due to migraine aura. It is a good idea to have a dilated exam if this is a new or common occurence, especially with new floaters.

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Got my eyes checked. Its -1.00.axis left 0.25 and axis rite 0.75. don't know what it means. But I see the floor a little slanted. Did I give a wrong test?

Got my eyes checked. Its -1.00.axis left 0.25 and axis rite 0.75. don't know what it means. But I see the floor a little slanted. Did I give a wrong test?

Eye exam: Lee, the -1.00 is the strength of the lens in Diopters. It is how much the lens bends the light (in or out) to focus it on the back of your eye correctly. The axis has to do with a slight astigmatism you have. Your corneas are not perfect spheres. The axis tells the lens maker to put a little cylinder in your lens at a specific axis to correct your astigmatism. No worries. Hope this helps

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What does it mean if when I close my eyes I can see the reflection of my eyeball?

What does it mean if when I close my eyes I can see the reflection of my eyeball?

Normal: Most people can if they focus on it. You may be spending more time than most doing it.

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If you have hydrocephalus and you see floaters when you cloose your eyes dovthat mean blindness?

If you have hydrocephalus and you see floaters when you cloose your eyes dovthat mean blindness?

Separate problems.: No, the two are unrelated. Floaters can mean retinal tear or detachment and should be checked out with a dilated retinal examination. Hydrocephalus results in papilledema or swelling of the optic nerve. The retina is not directly involved in hydrocephalus. Each of these diagnoses has it's own implications and should be dealt with individually.

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What does seeing proteinaceous material in one eye means? Had eye dialited earlier this year and said eyes were fine but saw eye allergies. Red lines.

What does seeing proteinaceous material in one eye means? Had eye dialited earlier this year and said eyes were fine but saw eye allergies. Red lines.

Probably floaters: Doctors refer to floaters in different ways, and this is most likely a reference to floaters. A floater is basically debris caught up in the vitreous of the eye, which you might see moving around in your vision. These are seen when the eyes are dilated. If the retina is healthy then they are not much to worry about. If there is any be change in vision, though, get the eyes checked again.

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My daughter dx w/acquired Nystagmus @13m.Shes 20m n it seems to be going away. Hardly see her eyes shake. What does this mean? Will it go away completely

My daughter dx w/acquired Nystagmus @13m.Shes 20m n it seems to be going away. Hardly see her eyes shake. What does this mean? Will it go away completely

Likely lifelong: The nystagmus obviously has diminished in her case and hopefully the vision is good to normal. While the diminution is steady, she will probably end up with some instability which can be seen at the higher magnification with a slit lamp (a standard diagnostic instrument used by ophthalmologists). Enjoy the fact that it is hardly noticeable and hopefully the vision is good.

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Everytime I get the flu my vision turns yellow. I don't mean that my eyes turn yellow, I mean that all I see has a yellow tone, ithappens near the end?

Everytime I get the flu my vision turns yellow. I don't mean that my eyes turn yellow, I mean that all I see has a yellow tone, ithappens near the end?

Can't say: This might be something to ask your ophthalmologist. Certain medications can cause yellow vision and it might be what you take for the flu rather than the flu itself

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