I see dark spot when i move my eyes to the extreme side

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I see dark spots when i move my eye to the extreme side. I see them on my both eyes. They are very active specially afyer waking up from sleep. After waking up, even if i move my eye little bit, i can see the circle dark patch. But ot goes away after 5 min. After that, i only see it when i look on extreme sidw of my eye.

Does anyone have any idea?

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    Hi kameu48485

    The type of visual disturbance you talk of as known as a type of phosphene.

    They are a visual phenomenon often caused by eye movements from side to side or sometimes pressure.

    This particular one is accosiated with lateral movement as you explained and is sometimes accompanied by a sensation of seeing light.

    They often become more obvious the older that we get.

    Hope that helps.

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      Hi, does this occur because of vitreous syneresis? A retina specialist recently diagnosed me with that condition.
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    Hey, I have been having exactly the same symptoms for five days now. I got my retina checked by a specialist and he found nothing. Do you still have the problem? Did it become less noticeable?
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    Yes the vitreous in some people becomes more watery and causes stimulation to the retina which sends a signal to the brain, making it think its seen something which isn't really there. Normally light.

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