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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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Blarney Wrightville
07/10/13 9:21 pm

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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).

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

Follow you where?

Medic1 Arkansas
07/10/13 9:53 pm

We're going on an adventure!!

XercesBlue ...
07/10/13 10:02 pm

Yay ^__^

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

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

wesman55 Tennessee
07/10/13 8:33 pm

Yes all the time usually when you stare

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.

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.

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.

kelsey498 Colorado
07/10/13 8:02 pm

I thought I was alone and my eyes just sucked lol

susanr Colorado
07/10/13 7:58 pm

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

dale41 Grand Master of FIRSTS
07/10/13 7:46 pm

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

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?

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.

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.

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.

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

Usually after physical exertion

cheeseontop FactsOverFeelings
07/10/13 7:37 pm

All the time but never noticed them in the sky.

cheeseontop FactsOverFeelings
07/10/13 7:38 pm

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

wesman55 Tennessee
07/10/13 7:34 pm

I call them floaters