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July 29th, 2011
Clueless about Polka Dots???
My daughter is 5 and just last night woke me up and said that people were walking aeound the house, but that they are afraid of the light. So we turned on the light and my daughter asked me if I saw all the polka dots floating around. She described them as yellow, blue and purple and found it quite entertaining as she could touch, trace and pop them. She said she was not afraid, and about 20 min later were all gone. This was the first time anything like this has happened. She is very active, healthy and sometimes sleep walks but otherwise pretty normal. I'm clueless about these "polka dots" and looking for somewhere to start.
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replied August 7th, 2011
Tiny neon dancing dots
My friend just asked me randomly tonight if I had ever saw things as a kid, immediately I recalled the lovely tiny neon dots that used to dance with my eyes while laying in bed. He was shocked because he had the same thing as a kid but no one else he ever asked had experienced that, he thought he was crazy. Of course we then proceeded to lay in the dark and try and see them again, to no avail. I never told my parents and they just ended up going away. I never had a seizure, I can't talk to ghosts, I have no allergies, no headaches, and I'm not a genius, I have crappy vision but my friend who also experienced them has 20 20. I'm just average. I miss my late night dancing companions, I wish I could still see them.
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replied August 21st, 2011
If you or any other child complains of spots, fuzzy spots, dark spots, fuzzy vision, flashes, or floaters, etc!
Take them to a doctor!
I complained of symptoms similar to these when I was a kid and my mom THOUGHT the same thing. No big deal, she's healthy, she must need new glasses.
I had a tumor and eventually lost my left eye due to 3 years of not understanding what was really going on.
I've also had to have cryotherapy done to my right eye to fix retinal tears which also have similar symptoms. Without properly treating retinal tears, retinal detachment can happen.
YES, a tumor is extreme, but I'm not the only child who had to deal with this. Take them to a doctor/specialist.
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replied August 26th, 2011
seeing colors
i am happy i found this site but it is all different from what i see the color's i see are only two and they never change , i cant put them into shapes or not see them , i did not have it until some time ago , maybe a year or so , it was after my grandfather's funeral i spend a lot of time at hospital in that time and you know teen's never stay in one place. any ways i use no drugs i drink no alcohol for knowing what i can see just imagine when you look at every thing you can see a colored line sticking at it. i have no headache but sometimes i get little Convulsions specially when i try to use the inner power (every human being have). i never checked in with a doctor. i tried to tell someone but they said iam just joking around. so i would be happy to find someone like me but as far as i searched there was no one . and i have no allergy . waiting for replay
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replied September 8th, 2011
MASS RESPONSE/EXPLANATION TO BRIGHT COLORED CIRCLES/ORBS/SHAPES
i have never taken the time to answer a post in my life. but i feel as though i HAVE to say something for all of you concerned parents out there. there is a slight difference between the brightly colored spots or random shapes we see after looking at a light. these would be considered an "after image". an after image will follow the eyes - if you look up, it will move up. but what your children seem to be talking about is not an after image. if you can sit still and watch this colored circle move about on its own accord, than i can assure you it isn't the after image of light, or these optical phenomena that many eye doctors have told me of. ive spent several years researching and delving into too many different areas of this subject to even explain. ive come to the conclusion that this phenomena is definitely somewhat "super-natural". im not telling you that your children are seeing ghosts, or spirits. but what i am saying is that more than likely, your children (because they havent yet been conditioned to ignore these "unseen" things as taboo) are seeing energy; which is no more super-natural than penicillin - but rather something that science books don't teach us but what real scientists study extensively. in fact, einstein called this energy "orgone". other cultures & people use words such as prana, chi, life force, etc. one woman mentioned auras. these are two different things, & yet very related. an aura is the energy or vibration, manifested as color, that surrounds all living things. another possibility is that the "spinning circles" some see are our chakras.
I see circles or orbs, auras around anything and everything, lines that appear like grids of bright light in certain places (esp my bedroom), squiggly white things in the sky that change with each location. at night or in dim light and ESPECIALLY total darkness, i can sit and literally watch a lightshow for hours. whether my eyes are open or closed, i mostly see the same thing. dozens of colors and shades that dance & swirl & mingle with one another. something changing shapes. sometimes moving with one another. sometimes within these orbs if i close my eyes & rlly concentrate, i can see vague images of unfamiliar faces & situations. sometimes the bright colored lights appear as actual matter in the air. like molecules or atoms or something. anyway, ive noticed several similarities during my travels/research on this subject.
1. starts early in life, often goes away & then comes back intensely during puberty (esp for girls)
2. people who experience these phenomenas are almost always extremely intelligent, advanced in some way, sensitive (physically & emotionally), impulsive, hyperactive, creative, very curious, adventurous, imaginative & often appear to be "an old soul" of sorts..or on a different level of thinking and concentration.
3. have migraines, allergies, ADHD, ADD, sensitivities, sleep disorders (night terrors, sleepwalking, etc) and many more.
4.HEAD TRAUMA can bring upon these experiences, or intensify what was already there.
coming from someone who has only recently come to this passive and peaceful conclusion, i must say that your children are most likely not crazy, or sick. although, coming from a family with a very concerned greek mother (lol) i ALWAYS suggest seeing a doctor for any kind of problem..because there are NUMEROUS things that are VERY SERIOUS that can have very similar symptoms. some would include eye problems, epilepsy or other seizure disorder, mental illness (schizophrenia, etc), or even synesthesia (not so serious, & actually very interesting - look it up!) if you rule out everything else - ALWAYS GET A SECOND OPINION WITH DOCTORS...ALWAYS.. & your child is otherwise completely healthy, and also shares similarities with some of the things ive included..than i would suggest telling your children that its just a part of who they are. maybe share with them something about you that is unique. ask them to draw or paint a picture of what they see. become interested in learning about it. ask questions. be open. otherwise, dealing with things like this with poor coping skills can definitely start manifesting something beautiful into a mental illness in adulthood. don;'t let them feel alienated, because that's when children start PRIVATELY questioning life and the things they see. children just arent equipped enough to deal with weighing questions like that alone. dont let it get to that point. let them know that talking about it and expressing it is a good thing.when i was young and would mention the things i saw, including these orbs and auras, my parents would gently pass it off and assure me it was nothing. therefor i privately tossed these thoughts around in my head. i asked classmates, all of which looked at me like i was crazy. and so eventually, in early adulthood, i truly started feeling crazy. i started seeking answers. first it started with doctors - just about every kind you can think of. NOTHING WRONG. then i started seeing different therapists, ive had my brain scanned in every way a person can. ive had my eyes checked extensively. i have also had several well respected psychologists and psychiatrists examine every aspect of my nature. almost every single one of these doctors told me that i showed NO signs of mental illness, except one who settled on schizophrenia as a last resort. i was HORRIFIED. finally, i found a doctor who gave me a full examination and over the course of a few months i finally told her why i was there - to find out what was wrong with me seeing these colors. she looked up from her book, smiled wildly, and said "what color am i?" and immediately i said "lavender" (her white walls behind her had lavender shades and lines) she again smiled gently and said "you're a bit eccentric. but you are far from crazy. what your seeing is probably just the aura. most children and animals see them - but social norms force young children to shut that part of their bodies off. you obviously have not. an indian shaman told me my aura was naturally lavender. and i find it interesting that you had the same answer".. anyway, after you're done worrying about your child's physical being, and after getting no other responses or answers from doctors, i would feel very comfortable with settling on that conclusion. regardless of your religion, culture, race, or identity; the energy i'm speaking of presents itself everywhere - and since the beginning of time. even christians spoke of the yellow/gold glow that surrounded jesus' head. the "halo" of light; his aura(: buddhists depicted buddha as having a halo of energy around him. look into it. AND REMEMBER - THE MOST IMPORTANT PART IN DEALING WITH THESE THINGS, ESPECIALLY WITH CHILDREN, IS TO ALWAAYSSSS KEEP A POSITIVE ENERGY AND ATTITUDE TOWARD IT. direct love and prayer toward anything negative your children are connecting with the colors. fear is the devil's tool, and darkness CANNOT exist where there is light (the one within all of us). i wish you all the best of luck! <3 hope i could be of some help..

cayla
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replied September 9th, 2011
coloured spots
hi everyone,i am really very glad to see this page. i am in india. i am having these irritating colored spots from my 15.i had seen them rarely at first. they were mostly dirty yellow and green. i had seen them in room lighted with tube lights.i saw them in white background. now i am 17,i can see them often. even 9 to 11 times per day. i used to play with them in dark and night. i am also having migraine and so people never correctly understand when i say about colored spots. they get confuse with aura. i am too.i don't have good memory. now i can see colored spots with pink,purple,blue,green,crimson and sometimes glassy concave round balls. But they won't disturb me almost. i am searching about it not only to find remedy but also of interest to know about it and want to do research on it. so if you could, help me!!!
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replied September 16th, 2011
Useful update
My daughter has exactly the same coloured spots. She only mentioned by accident when she was 9. Fortunately I found this sight and helped convince me it was unlikely to a major neurological condition so I went down the vision route. I have since visited the Institute of Optometry in London with her and although she has perfect eye sight (20/20) she has what they describe as over-sensitivity to light. As I understand it the brain can't process the light waves information correctly and hence she sees these moving coloured stars and spots. After diagnosis she was assessed with their "Intuitive Colorimeter" and she now wears a pair of green lensed glasses for reading, writing etc. These have completely removed the visual disturbances and she is completely amazed by the difference it makes. The Institute has a website but your optician should be able to refer you to them after a normal eye test. Hope this helps - any questions just let me know!
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replied October 3rd, 2011
My daughter sees floating lights/circles
My daughter is 8. She has been telling us about "the lights" occasionally for a few years.

Prior to that, when she was about 3, she said she saw "a witch". I tried to pass it off but she was alarmingly steadfast in her opinion of where this witch resided in the house. Her unchanged story, matter-of-fact attitude, and the occasional uneasiness I experienced in that house prior to her story, made me nervous. However, she stopped talking about the witch. Then, when she was 5 or 6, in a different house, she started telling us about "the lights". She doesn't describe them as "spots", but she does say they're shaped like circles and they are blue, yellow, and red..always the same colors.

My husband and I are freaking out a little bit because she says they're making shapes now, and she came to our bed and slept with us because she didn't like "the man". She said sometimes the circles just dance around, but other times they make shapes, and the other night they made a standing man with a yellow hat, a man coming out of the floor with his finger pointed up, and a girl that flew around and then out of the house. To say this disturbs us is quite the understatement. I worry about mental illness, and frankly I worry about spirits too, if they're the harmful sort.

I am your everyday circa 2000's mom. I am not weird or "into those things". I have a very healthy, imaginative, and smart little girl. Yes, she fibs at times and makes up many stories, but she is steadfast in her stories about the lights. The details don't dim or change with time. She has even pointed out these lights to her father in the daytime, although she says they are not around all the time. They don't bother her eyes. They move on their own, not related to her eye movement. She doesn't suffer headaches.

I've asked her if they talk to her, and she laughs at me. "Of course not!". Several months ago, my 3-year-old son started shooing something away from his face. I thought it was perhaps an insect, so I started looking around. I asked him what it was, and he said "I don't like the red slide. It scares me." and he persisted in shooing it away. Then it was gone. I asked him where he saw it (several hours later) and he pointed back in the same exact spot of the house he had been that morning. His nanny was there with us that morning. She and I saw nothing, though we hunted for probably an hour for something that could be casting a reflection.

I don't know what to say. I worry about my daughter, but I try to keep an open mind. I go into my children's rooms every few days or evenings and gently tell whoever might be there that they should not hurt or scare my children, and I let them crawl in bed with me if they need to.
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replied October 31st, 2011
Spots
Hi Driveinmom,

I am Mom6722. I posted on Jan. 2, 2011. My daughter's "spots" sound very similar to your story. I too have gone into my daughter's room to have a talk with them too. We mothers will do whatever we have to in order to protect our children! Anyway, the biggest thing that has helped is that she goes to sleep with her regular bedroom lights on. Yes, it is bright, but she does not see the spots this way and she eventually falls asleep. Then, I go in and turn the light out and the night light on. Her doctor did not find anything although I did not push for an MRI or catscan. She seems to be dealing with it okay. She tells me or my husband about it and we told her that this is something she can never ever fib about and she assures us that she never will fib about the colors. Anyway, the face part of it (the scary part) seems to have gone away . It is just the colors that are there. As I said in my earlier post, I am not a new age type person, but as I get older, I wouldn't deny the possibility of something along those lines. Don't know if I have helped or not.At the very least you and your children are not alone.
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replied October 31st, 2011
Spots
Hi Driveinmom,

I am Mom6722. I posted on Jan. 2, 2011. My daughter's "spots" sound very similar to your story. I too have gone into my daughter's room to have a talk with them too. We mothers will do whatever we have to in order to protect our children! Anyway, the biggest thing that has helped is that she goes to sleep with her regular bedroom lights on. Yes, it is bright, but she does not see the spots this way and she eventually falls asleep. Then, I go in and turn the light out and the night light on. Her doctor did not find anything although I did not push for an MRI or catscan. She seems to be dealing with it okay. She tells me or my husband about it and we told her that this is something she can never ever fib about and she assures us that she never will fib about the colors. Anyway, the face part of it (the scary part) seems to have gone away . It is just the colors that are there. As I said in my earlier post, I am not a new age type person, but as I get older, I wouldn't deny the possibility of something along those lines. Don't know if I have helped or not.At the very least you and your children are not alone.
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replied October 11th, 2011
wow!! I used to have this as a kid. When the lights turned off at bedtime this huge sphere of colored dots would float around the room. I must have been 4/5 and never told anyone. I have always wondered what it was. Your son/daughter is not making up stories. I saw the same thing when i was a kid.

I'm interested in any information on this phenomenon. did you ever learn anything else about it?

Read more: Vision and Eye Disorders Forum - Seeing Colored Spots http://ehealthforum.com/health/topic48519. html#ixzz1aUY7e2PL
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replied October 13th, 2011
seeing spots
My son who is now 10 has complained of seeing "spots" or "dots" for the last few years. I really didn't think anything of it since he has had several eye exams and they are always okay...he has always been healthy, except for seasonal allergies. He also complains of Headahes occassionally, I figured they were related to the allergies. The part that got me was about 6 months ago we put my son in therapy due to some disruptive behavior...he told his therapist that the dots make pictures or "X" on people and that some people have spots that ride on them. He said sometimes the spots scare him because of the shapes they make. Until he went to therapy he had never mentioned anything other than just seeing spots. The therapist had no expanation for this but does ask him to describe how he feels about what he sees and when he sees them. I am so glad I stubbled across this blog because a part of me thought my son was just making this up for attention but, so much of what other people here have said, he has also told me. This is freaky!
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replied October 16th, 2011
To answer this question looking through a different frame of reference, if you have eliminated all physical reasons, your children are simply intuitives that can see the orbs that are beings who float amongst us. Many show up on pictures (see www.placeoflight.net and its picture page). The orbs come in different colors and sizes. I am certain that Frank Baum could also see them and this is why he had Glinda float around in a bubble! If you look at past photos of your children, I am most certain you will find orbs. This is nothing about which to be concerned, rather it is a source of delight! My own grandson used to think they were bubbles that could be popped, and his sister and I had to quickly disabuse him of that notion!
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replied November 13th, 2011
Yeah, that makes me feel very special. Don't you think that the "lights" in the picture on that web site is an excellent example of bad photography skills OR a good photography skills of dust particles in the air?
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replied October 27th, 2011
I am so glad I found this. My daughter is six and started telling me she saw lights a few months ago. She was usually in the dame place at school at the same time. Yesterday it happened twice in different places and she had me pick her up from school. She told me the lights changed they used to be colored spots and now they are lines. The colors are white blue and orange. She said she couldn't see past them but when the eye doctor asked if she would have to hold the wall to walk when she saw them she said no she would be able to walk. He said her eyes are healthy and she is healthy. He said to watch and see what happens, he thinks it's after sight, looking at a light then something else and you still see the light. He thinks that now she knows she's healthy it will not bother her but if it continues he will send her for MRI.
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replied October 29th, 2011
Kid seeing "dots"
I'm so relieved to have found all these posts! My 6.5yr old boy has also been seeing these colored, black, and white "dots" for about a year or so. They do "annoy" him, he says. He also says he feels a "sense" and dizzy, like when he rolls. And at times they are in his dreams as well. We have mentioned it to our peds, who says its probably a "mind" thing, also an opthalmolgist, and has had an extensive eye exam which showed nothing. He didn't think they were floaters, and that maybe it had to do with his mind forming the spots.
So after reading all these posts, I can make a few familiar observations and a couple new ones. Our son too is very active, I have Adult ADD, so I monitor him for that, he is very sensitive to touch, he can only wear certain materials that feel good to him. He is very perceptive, curious, constantly building things out of anything,has an amazing memory, drawing, very musical, is able to listen to stories, sermons, reading of books, for a lengthy time and brilliant(like any parent thinks their kid is:)
Watches limited movies/videos/netflix, or computer games. He is homeschooled. He is more fearful and anxious than his sister. He can't fall asleep until we are all in the house, which makes it hard for date nights and mommy's nites. Hardly any headaches, possibly has allergies, did fall on tile and hit his head when he was 18 mo old, also has had furniture fall on his nose twice as far as trauma goes.
So here's the thing, he has had a night light in his room for all of his life, he can't sleep w/out some light on. I've been worried that its been too bright. Also I let him start watching very slow moving educational shows on tv since he was 18 months.So I'm wondering if there is any connection with that. I do believe in "spirits", but since I believe they can only be evil, I don't believe kids can see them, but I do believe that angels can possibly be seen by kids due to their innocence and probably to make myself feel better:) I also noticed that when he does sees these dots, he is fearful and wants to be with us at all times. So I also wonder if its some kind of an anxiety causing him to tell us about it only at certain times, although he claims the dots are always there! Thank you for all your inputs,and now wonder if having a night light vs not, may have some affect?? sorry I wrote a book.
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replied November 13th, 2011
Hello everyone!

I had this "issue" for as long as I can remember. I asked my dad a minute ago. He said he has it too.

The answer is... little dust particles in our tears(or the aqueous solution that keeps our eyes hydrated) appear on our retina. If our eyes focuses on it - you see it in little red, blue, green dots. When we move our closed eyes, sometimes this liquid moves, hence, moving the coloured dots all together, or only some; sometimes it doesn't, resulting in stable coloured dots. This may or may not be true. I find this explanation to be plausible.

I hope this helps.

Cheers,
Lola BioSci student.
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replied November 15th, 2011
im 22 an a male, ive been seeing collored spots in my vision since i can remember,they have been gettin more intense lately though,espesically at night,its been starting to scare me kinda.i am able to manipulate them too,i see word for word what
TPETE28 sees
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replied December 16th, 2011
Swirling Dots in my Vision
I'm not exactly an expert. I'm fifteen and have had these 'swirling dots' since I was around five or six. I don't think it helps saying your son/daughter has this, but rather confirm what he/she can do with them. This is what I can do with them and I hope you can relate to these:
If I concentrate I can see them at will.

I can change their colours - red and green are easier, but I've also tried blue and purple.
I can see them without light.
They do NOT change size or shape, only remain the same sized dots.
They move to where my eyes are directly looking.
They disappear after I ignore them for about five seconds.

From these statements I've made, I think they are likely to be self-created, as they require no light and are based on a certain part of my vision, possibly caused at will by my brain or perhaps in the eye but ignored until I see it. Some evidence points towards the eye creating the signals as I cannot change the actual size of the dots or shape even if I want to, however the colour I can. Perhaps it could also be the relay neurones, but I strongly believe the perception is due to the brain as I can see it and alter their colours at will.
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replied December 24th, 2011
Nothing to worry about
Wow. Never knew so many people go through the same thing I've gone through for years. I'm 29 and have seen color dots " light shows" since I can remember. Just learnd to live with it and the de javu, Ive learned not to tell people what I see though , it freaks them out. It use to scare me when I was young.. But im use to it now. Mostly see them at night now along with halos around lights. My parents were concerned when I told them back in the 80s but every thing was normal, had high grades all my life and graduated top of my class although I was always distracted..lol. Nothing to worry about.. For parents out there thinking something's wrong with their children.
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replied January 29th, 2012
there is nothing to worry about..
Most peoples eyes only see a tiny percentage of the broad spectrum pf light that there is too see..
we can't alrdy see infra-red light on 1 border of what we can see, and ultraviolette is the other border that we can see....what is inbetween here is just a very tiny percentage of all that there is really around us..
this is scientific. look it up.
there is nothing wrong with seeing these things.
you dont need to worry at all.
Im 37 now and studied this 8 years now..
its all about the rising vibrational frequenties of the subatomic particles..
recently a lot of information has come out new studies.
The light around us is moving in actave ( english is not my native language , im European so pardon my grammar and vocabulaire )
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replied January 29th, 2012
i meant we cant see infra-red light and also we cant see ultraviolet-light.. those are the 2 borders of what we as average humans can see...

So only what is between those 2 borders....
And that what is bewteen that is really a tiny percentage of the complete spectrum of light around us..

So there is a whole lot around us that we cant see with our limited eye-sight, but what in fact is there.

Mainly these things are energy. ( light is energy , like also all matter around us is in fact energy ( vibrating sub atomic particles which make up matter )

We can manip[ulate energies thru our conciousness ( thoughts and intent )
this is no pseudoscience nomore since last few years..especially last year..
even just last months many breaksthru's have been made in understanding all of this..
1 in 100 children being born now ( percentage is much huigher proabbly but i ll state the official numbers)
is highly sensitive to energies ( of people and all around us ) . ( this is scientific )
the DNA is slighty "different"
these so called new-children arte more conected with their rightside brain.
this is a very good thing..
dont feed your kids ( most tehse kids have ADHD and ADD ) ritalin and other poisonous drugs..
i was am a highsensitive all my life.
i experienced all t his and learned to use my gifts now to9 heal people around me.
this all is the evolvement of t he human race, adapting to higher vibrations on earth and in ourselves..
there is much to read and learn about this..
no pseudo science but scientific verivible facts.
please dont be afraid but celebrate and see the opportunities instead of fearing the unknown.
bless you all
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replied February 2nd, 2012
I always see static in my vision, I also see fast moving white lights if I look at the sky. I am 25 now and I can remember being about 7 when I asked my mum what the dots at night were. At the time I thought I was seeing radio waves. I must have heard someone talking about radio waves being a form of light and it being dark at night meant I was now seeing them, it made sense to a 7 yr old. My mum had no idea what I was talking about, but gave a good try at being able to see what I was seeing! A girl told me when I was 18 that she saw the dots too and she was told it was from her astigmatism. When I asked my optician last year why the dots had got worse if my astigmatism had not changed. He had no idea what I was talking about. I have found now that I see the colored clouds and that I can almost control them. I really started noticing it about a year ago. Sometimes it blocks my entire vision at night, this makes cycling in unlit areas very difficult. I do find it quite scary, and try ignore it as much as possible. If I focus on them I find I imagine images in them and it freaks me out. I have had a lot of eye tests, but everything comes back fine. I am short sighted and have a severe astigmatism. I also see flashing lights. My family have a history of migraines, I don't feel pain, but think maybe its migraines.
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