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I see black floating spots in front of my eyes, what would cause that?

I see black floating spots in front of my eyes, what would cause that?

See an eye doc: Floaters are usually just vitreous jelly liquifying and floating around inside your eye. However, you need an exam to rule-out more serious causes like a tear in your retina or bleeding in the eye. If the floaters are new, you should not delay in seeing someone. ...Read more

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I have injured my neck...Pain on left side. Why am i seeing floating black spots in front of my eyes?

I have injured my neck...Pain on left side. Why am i seeing floating black spots in front of my eyes?

Probably floaters: With floaters, view of black distribution will not be the same in each eye. If never seen before or not different in each eye, make appointment with physician. ...Read more

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I am seeing a spot in front of me, it's in both of my eyes (same spot) it's obstructing my vision. What is this?

I am seeing a spot in front of me, it's in both of my eyes (same spot) it's obstructing my vision. What is this?

Need eye evaluation: Without an exam, it's hard to tell. You really need an eye professional to examine your eye so that whatever this is can be evaluated properly and diagnosed. Once we know what it is, we can then figure our what kind of treatment options are available. Best of luck ...Read more

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Why do you get spots in front of your eyes?

Why do you get spots in front of your eyes?

Several reasons: "spots" in front of the eyes can be caused by floaters (small bits of gel floating in the back of the eye), a temporary decrease in the amount of blood reaching the eyes, and stimulation of the retina (by rubbing the eyes or even a retinal tear or detachment). If you continually see spots, see an eye doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Blue spots in front of eyes, should I be concerned?

Blue spots in front of eyes, should I be concerned?

What do you mean: What kind of blue spots on the white of the eye or vision? Do you use viagra (sildenafil)? Viagra (sildenafil) can cause blue vision. The blue spot on the white of the eye can be from thinning of the sclera(white of the eye). Pls see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Spots in front of my eyes for 20 minutes, what is wrong?

sounds like migraine: Especially if the spots have fully resolved. Often associated with shimmering in the vision and followed by dull pressure headache, light sensitivity, noise sensitivity or nausea. If it recurs then call your doctor to find out when you should be examined. ...Read more

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Went shopping after work, just walking into the store I felt light headed, saw spots in front of eyes, had difficulty focusing, broke into a sweat ?

Went shopping after work, just walking into the store I felt light headed, saw spots in front of eyes, had difficulty focusing, broke into a sweat ?

What time was it?: We need more info if this was the first time, if you've eaten anything since lunch or breakfast? What is your past medical, ocular, surgical, trauma, social, sexual histories to see if it's related. If you hadn't eaten anything or were fasting, you may have been hypoglycemic. What was your BP? Sugar level? Or it could be ocular in origin only. Need more details to help you further. ...Read more

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I have dark spots and what looks like dark clouds moving in front of my eyes

I have dark spots and what looks like dark clouds moving in front of my eyes

Floaters and Flashes: These are called "floaters." They happen to almost everyone. They are caused by natural breakdown of the normal vitreous gel that forms the eye, which is made of collagen and other molecules. IF you are having flashing lights in addition to the floaters, you need to be seen ASAP by an eye doctor for a dilated exam to check for a retinal tear or detachment. ...Read more

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What causes spots before your eyes and swiggles at the sides i see sometimes swiggles at the sides of my eyes and spots in front. I do wear glasses

What causes spots before your eyes and swiggles at the sides i see sometimes swiggles at the sides of my eyes and spots  in front. I do wear glasses

Most : Most commonly are vitreous floaters. The back of eye is filled with the vitreous humour which is a clear jelly like substance. As we age, this jelly liquifies and can break up ---bits of it floating around in your vision. Rarely this process can cause a hole or tear to form in the retina, so it is important to have a good dilated eye exam to rule this out. ...Read more

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