I have recently become aware that i am able to "see the air" for lack of a true explanation of what it is. When i look at a blank surface such as a
wall and pay attention to the space in my peripheral vision i can see what looks like swirling or vaporous air. Also on the part of the wall where I
am looking I see a concentration of dots and as I gaze at it, it turns into visual graphics that swirl around or look like they are in motion. Common
ones are tunnels and roads but can become much more detailed and sophisticated landscapes, people and objects. It's like I can manipulate the image
to be anything depending upon how I look at it.
I have figured out that the vapours in the air are what causes these images and i can see them best against a blank surface. Also, the vapours become
much easier to see or more obvious the longer I am awake and this effects the degree of detail and sophistication of the image. This does not
interefere with my normal vision as I have to intentionally focus or gaze at a point to see it.
I have something similar, but I cant force it. As soon as I "pay attention" to it, I cant see it anymore.
When I look at a blue sky, with or without clouds, but mostly blue, I can see particle-like objects zipping around, staying still, floating around,
very bizarre. Its not dust in the eye or air. I just enjoy it.
I guess it is the "air" that you see, with the air currents that are going about.
I say enjoy it, master it, maybe it can be of benefit later in life, or come in handy when you least expect it
Yes there is a term for it called 'visual snow'. Mine is similar but the pixels are more concentrated at the spot directly where I'm looking. I
just recently learned that there is a term for it and is the closest I have come across to what I see. It is experienced by some people before a
migraine although not all people get the migraine. You can read more about it if you google 'visual snow'. There are different degrees of it and
some people hate it because it distorts their vision all the time. I am curious if there are others who can control it and percieve graphics from
I can induce a similar state. But I am sure it was normal as I have not spoken about it before.
Try pressing both eyes *with eyes close* increase force gently to amplify it as needed
as soon as you start seeing weird apparitions start thinking about things you can visualise and you will see them in black/white/sepia view.
after about 15 seconds of doing this focus on an object and then you can see air.
Ive always thought I was seeing air (i rub eyes alot under pressure) and never though nothing else about it.
I have always seen colorful snow - like snow on a TV - everywhere.
Now I have glaucoma. I have no idea if the two are linked .. if the
colorful snow is a sign or not. I thought the colorful snow was
normal vision until I was told otherwise a few years ago.
Yes it is normal to see lights and geometrical patterns when you rub your eyes. When you open them after what you are seeing is a negetive image of
the patterns, stars etc. The negetive image is also normal, just like when you close your eyes you see an outline of the image where you were just
looking for a few seconds and then it fades.
I think i know what you mean, i have something that sounds quite similar.
The dots or particles in the air - do you see this indoors mostly? In the day it appears to look like rain - but dry (not many people can get there
head round that when i say it), like rain, it sometimes spits, sometimes it poors. At night its more grainy and not disimilar to that of a bad low
light camera phone video - well grainy. This is what i call dry rain - i looked into this last year, its official name is visual snow. It is a
symptom, one of many i have for a condition called Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder (HPPD). This is mostly associated with people who have
taken Hallucinogenic drugs - but in some known cases in epilepsy and also brain tumours. I personally have had this since i was about 3 yrs old, well
my earliest memory of it anyway. I have provided a link below to help you tell if this is the same kind of condition as mine, if it does sound
familiar, i strongly suggest you get it checked out just to rule out any possible neurological problems. Not wanting to scare you, but worth looking
I can also see the swirling or warping of your visual field when i look at a white background, on roads, dirt tracks and the sky/air in you central
visual field. I see it mostly on an overcast or very bright day. Does the clouds seem full of static or energy? Just a few more of mine that are
similar sounding to yours, although i do have alot more
Well hope that may of helped a little
Anoether member, Cinnamonbrick, posted this youtube video in one of my threads, its not visual snow but you may find some things that sound familair -
not all, but some bits, i know i did, but mine are presently presumed epileptic fits/blackouts. Makes me wonder if all neurological
disorders/problems experience the same or similar phenomena too some degree - very strange and very mysterious indeed.
I think that there is something real that certain people can see, it is nearly invisible but it can be captured on digital camera. In my case the
images i see have faces, some also have bodies. Giving them a name is the hardest thing because they have so many different ones. My avatar is a
photograph of them with, on and in me.
Yes I have heard of HPPD and have been on both those sites. I think I can link this to HPPD but I also think there could be more to it. It is
different in that I can control it. I have to intentionally focus to see it otherwise my eyesight is normal. These are not geometrical shapes and
flashing lights I see. It is more like landscape, people, objects etc and they can be extremely detailed and sophisticated. They look like cartoon
images. It's like the pixels and the vapours are produced by my mind's eye and projected out so I can see the images with my physical eyes. By the
way I have not used drugs for a couple years.
I get the same thing. It looks like white noise or static ambience. No matter where I look I can see it, but infront of a white wall or in total
darkness it is most apparent. I find this interesting as I and I think everyone else also hears white noise and static ambience when there is
Its looks and sounds like a TV that has lost connection. Maybe this is the veil or our semi dissociation from reality, from the brain looking in.
Hmmm... It seems like there is one of these threads every other month. It also always ends the same. You are probably seeing floaters, visual snow, or
blue sky (the last word begins with an "e" and I can't seem to remember it). Don't think much of it and it will stop being as noticable.
I can see the same thing...to me its constantly almost like pixels..I know what the other person met by floaters..you'll see those alot when you look
at something that is completely blue..and you'll even see them pulse along with your blood flow, and pulse rate....this however is something
different, and my thoughts are most people can do..they just don't realize it. But I know what you mean even though its hard to explain it..its like
seeing in pixels, when you really really look at your computer screen for instance you can see all the tiny pixels that make up the screen...thats
what thisi is like..but it only happens when I think about it, or rather, I only take notice of it when I think about it..like now...you know, the new
thought is that our universe is a 3d hologram...seriously, it was posted on here a few months ago, and you can look it up, scientist actually believe
our universe is a 3d hologram....its interesting that some of us take notice that we see in pixels.
This is a perfect description. I've had it all my life and it isn't from any hallucinating drugs .. which one of the sites says it's from. Next
time I go in for my eye pressure check I"m going to ask about it. From what I understand, there isn't anything that can be done, but you never
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