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Originally posted by PhysicsAdept
reply to post by RhinestoneCowboy
I have heard them referred to as "floaties" and they appear due to light or sometimes just "disfocus". From what I understand, it is just crap floating around on your eye-balls. It is pretty natural though, I get them sometimes and have talked to other people who get them randomly as well.
Originally posted by BriGuyTM90
I get these too, its blue field entoptic phenomenon. Yours seeing white blood cells move through the blood vessels in your eye kind of cool.
en.wikipedia.org...edit on 12-5-2013 by BriGuyTM90 because: (no reason given)
The dots are short-lived, visible for a second or less, and traveling short distances along seemingly random, curvy paths. Some of them follow the same path as predecessors.
Originally posted by unb3k44n7
They DON'T look like this, do they. These are called "floaters" or "worms" and are common especially in sunlight exposure
Scheerer's phenomenon (after the German ophthalmologist Richard Scheerer, who first drew clinical attention to it in 1924) is the appearance of tiny bright dots (nicknamed blue-sky sprites) moving quickly along squiggly lines in the visual field, especially when looking into bright blue light such as the sky. The dots are short-lived, visible for a second or less, and traveling short distances along seemingly random, curvy paths. Some of them follow the same path as predecessors. The dots may be elongated along the path like tiny worms. The dots appear in the central field of view, within 10 to 15 degrees from the fixation point. The left and right eye see different dots; someone looking with both eyes sees a mixture.
Originally posted by pheonix358
Of course all the medical responses are just some Doctors opinions and these same Doctors have the imagination of a gnat.
Wait for it!
These things are actually Aliens that exist in interdimentional space. Only some humans, a select few, can see them. You are one of the chosen! Take it as a sign!
Now OP, does that make it any better? It is in all probability as accurate an answer as all the rest. There are so many explanations from the medical world that it is obvious they have no idea.
Originally posted by Wrabbit2000
bright daylight had been the context she was asking. If that helps any?