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Seeing Spots In Front Of Your Eyes
I have injured my neck...Pain on left side. Why am i seeing floating black spots in front of my eyes?
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?
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
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers