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Doctor insights on: Seeing Spots In Front Of Your Eyes

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Is seeing lights in the corner of my eye a concern?

Is seeing lights in the corner of my eye a concern?

Yes: These are called photopsias. They can be due to a retinal problem, including some very serious ones. Call an ophthalmologist today. ...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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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. ...Read more

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What could cause a tiny light flash in the outer corner of your eye?

What could cause a tiny light flash in the outer corner of your eye?

Get checked quickly: Flashing lights in the periphery of your vision can mean a tear in your retina. You need to be evaluated right away to make sure that if you do it is treated before a retinal detachment develops. ...Read more

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Yellow spots in both eyes near the white area?

Yellow spots in both eyes near the white area?

Pingueculum : These yellowish spots usually located at the 3 & 9 o'clock positions on the conjunctiva represent solar elastosis, changes that occur in the elastic tissues in the conj. Which occur by chronic sun, wind, dusty environmental conditions. Sunglasses, artificial tears will help protect your eyes during these dry irritation exposures. If particularly chronically irritated, they transform to pterygium. ...Read more

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i have in the far outside corner of each eye under the lid a small cluster of white bumps.where my eyes should be red the are little white?

 i have in the far outside corner of each eye under the lid a small cluster of white bumps.where my eyes should be red the are little white?

Not sure: Based on your description it is difficult to know for sure what you were talking about. It may be a benign I finding or something that is more concerning. I'd recommend seeing an eye provider to look at it, especially if it is causing you any pain, change in vision or other symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes dark spots in your visual field?

What causes dark spots in your visual field?

Floaters: It depends on what condition you have. Most of the time this occurs as you age. The vitrous in your eye shrinks and can sometimes detach from the retina. If the back part of the vitrous falls into your line of sight you may see spots or even spider webs ...Read more

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Can see deep in mouth and see white stuff behind tongue right in front of top of epiglottis. White lines under tonsils look like they connect. Normal?

Can see deep in mouth and see white stuff behind tongue right in front of top of epiglottis. White lines under tonsils look like they connect. Normal?

Not sure: White around the tonsils could be evidence of a bacterial or yeast infection. If the lines are very faint it may just be your normal throat coloration. A very bright red throat with white drainage usually means infection. ...Read more

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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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Can you please describe the black spots on both of my eyeballs?

Can you please describe the black spots on both of my eyeballs?

On or in?: On there spot on the eye you can see in the mirror? If these are new and dark, have them evaluated by an ophthalmologist. Spots you see floating in your vision are related to changes in the jelly fluid inside your eyes. If they are new, they should also be evaluated. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing zig zag shaped lines in the outer corners of my eyes. They seem to be the shape of my eye from the top to the bottom only. They flutter and appear silver in color and when I get them I also get a headache with them. What is causing

I've been experiencing zig zag shaped lines in the outer corners of my eyes. They seem to be the shape of my eye from the top to the bottom only. They flutter and appear silver in color and when I get them I also get a headache with them. What is causing

Ocular migraines!: Ocular migraines are a form of migraines that take place in the occipital cortex (part of the brain that interprets/controls vision). They lack the severe headache as common migraines. The symptoms are usually all or mostly visual and are typically described as flashing of light or ziz-zag lights in the vision. They usually last less than 30 minutes and affect the vision out of both eyes. ...Read more

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What causes light flashes in front of your eyes?

What causes light flashes in front of your eyes?

Migraines: Migraine auras can be associated with flashing lights, and both vitreous and retinal detachments can be associated with light flashes. Even rubbing your eyes can cause transient light flashes. But repetitive spontaneous flashes need evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes a black circle around the iris of your eyes?

What causes a black circle around the iris of your eyes?

Corneal limbus: If ring is dark/black it can be a narrow space (angle/limbus) between cornea & iris, which doesn't allow much light penetration so it appears dark. Not something to worry about. If, however, the ring is milky/gray, it may suggest elevated cholesterol (but also normal variant in older people). If ring is brownish, can be problem with copper metabolism, to be checked & treated by doc. ...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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Should the whites of your eyes appear slight blue in dull light?

No: This is most commonly seen in patient with high myopia. The sclera is thin and the dark choroid is showing through it. ...Read more

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I have brown spot on both side of my pupils in the white area with red blood Vessels in the corners of my eye?

I have brown spot on both side of my pupils in the white area with red blood Vessels in the corners of my eye?

May be normal or: If it has always been there then it may be normal pigmentation.But if it is something new.Consult your family doctor or an Opthalmologist ...Read more

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See black speck in front of eye moving from centre to outer eye. 3 times a day, outside constant?

See black speck in front of eye moving from centre to outer eye.  3 times a day, outside constant?

Seek dilated exam : Doyou have associated flashing lights or curtain covering a segment of your vision? I suggest getting a dilated eye exam by your eye professional. ...Read more