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XercesBlue July 11th, 2013 2:29am

Blue field entoptic phenomenon: the appearance of tiny bright dots moving quickly along squiggly lines in the visual field, especially when looking into bright blue light such as the sky. Do you notice these dots often throughout your day?

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zuko on deck
07/10/13 7:40 pm

That, my friend, is an odd question. What is prompting your curiosity? I almost wanted to ask if you were OK, but then I wondered if I'm OK... Should I be seeing bright dots?

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PartyJustin R.O.C.K. in the R.O.C.
07/10/13 7:40 pm

I've seen these most of my life, always wondered how many other saw them as well.

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wesman55 Tennessee
07/10/13 7:34 pm

I call them floaters

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ThinkAboutIt Staten Island, NY
07/10/13 9:17 pm

There is one that is shaped like a pair of wings and I can make it wave by moving my eyes back and forth.

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Medic1 Arkansas
07/10/13 9:53 pm

We're going on an adventure!!

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Scrazzle Winter is Coming
07/10/13 9:08 pm

When I was younger I used to think they were bacteria on my eyeball, which accounted for why no one else saw them.

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XercesBlue ...
07/10/13 7:51 pm

Lol! No, I just found out that this was a normal occurrence and had a name for it and became a little excited.

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Blarney Wrightville
07/10/13 9:21 pm

Nope, but since you polled it ive seen them ever since...thanks!

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cheeseontop FactsOverFeelings
07/10/13 7:37 pm

All the time but never noticed them in the sky.

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ShereKhan A very dark place.
07/10/13 7:40 pm

Usually after physical exertion

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kelsey498 Colorado
07/10/13 8:02 pm

I thought I was alone and my eyes just sucked lol

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stephie4 Shockadelica
07/10/13 9:11 pm

I'm pretty positive it's just related to being tired. I only see them after I've been awake for 24+ hours. Once I hit the 36 hour mark I start getting delirious and think I see bugs crawling on the wall. Hahahaha I'm a basket case.

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dale41 Lets play two
07/10/13 7:46 pm

I seem them often, but thought they were due to the multiple concussions I have had.

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stephie4 Shockadelica
07/10/13 8:27 pm

I usually just see black asymmetrical blobs in my peripheral vision. One of the benefits of being a raging insomniac.

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XercesBlue ...
07/10/13 9:38 pm

Aww, that's cruel and unusual of me, I'm sorry!

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madeit Houston Area
07/10/13 8:28 pm

Hadn't thought about it until you mentioned it. Apperently this happens often to people?

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ThinkAboutIt Staten Island, NY
07/10/13 9:16 pm

If I focus hard enough, I can see them. They are the exact same shape and form from when I first noticed them.

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wesman55 Tennessee
07/10/13 8:33 pm

Yes all the time usually when you stare

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kateXcore Dark side of the moon
07/10/13 9:02 pm

I have terrible vision, and I've never seen them. I think it's a major condition though because it reminds me of posters I've seen in my eye doctor's office.

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cheeseontop FactsOverFeelings
07/10/13 7:38 pm

Not really in the sky, but rather seeing them when looking at the sky.

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broncomark often, not what I seem
07/10/13 8:43 pm

Sounds like floaters. Blood vessels that have come loose from the inside of the eye, and float in and out of your visual field.

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susanr Colorado
07/10/13 7:58 pm

I have a lot of floaters and the occasional scintillating scotoma, but haven't noticed those.

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saylor NC
07/10/13 8:45 pm

I see them if I turn my neck fully to the right or left and look down. (I noticed this while shaving my underarms).

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tcadez Minnesnowta
07/10/13 8:46 pm

I'm glad to find out this is fairly normal. I thought it was due to my high prescription glasses.

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XercesBlue ...
07/10/13 9:10 pm

Follow you where?

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comppete Las Vegas
07/10/13 11:17 pm

Yeah, I was looking for an answer that may have been a new disease or something of the sort. Thank goodness it is normal. I see them all the time.

JustBob Your anger fascinates me
07/10/13 11:21 pm

I used to see them all the time when younger too, like tiny little explosions