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Eye floaters when looking at sky
« on: June 22, 2014, 11:00:43 PM »
Hey guys,

Today I noticed something that's been giving me horrible HA. I went to the beach and was staring up at the sky and noticed horrible eye floaters. They were absolutely everywhere. As I started concentrating on them, I started noticing what people refer to as visual snow. At this point, I am convincing my self so much that I have MS. I honestly don't know what to do anymore. Can someone give me a good reason why I shouldn't be tripping out the way I am right now??!
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Re: Eye floaters when looking at sky
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2014, 11:07:11 PM »
This happens to literally everyone in the world.
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Re: Eye floaters when looking at sky
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2014, 11:14:26 PM »
I want to believe what you said so badly, but I never remember my floaters being that horrible before. **sigh**. I'm on vacation and supposed to be enjoying myself, but I find myself more depressed than I've been in a while, all over seeing the visual snow and floaters
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Re: Eye floaters when looking at sky
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2014, 11:53:22 PM »
I get that if I look at the sky or something white. Also see them in the fog or snow. It does freak me out so I purposely don't look or I wear sunglasses.
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Re: Eye floaters when looking at sky
« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2014, 12:14:12 AM »
Seriously - Ask the people you are with, or folks in general.  It happens to everyone!!!  Whe I look at the sky I see.....20-30 at a time.  I have a buddy who says he can see 100.  And of course it does not bother him.......ONE BIT! :)  GL - You'll be fine.
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Re: Eye floaters when looking at sky
« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2014, 12:16:10 AM »
Yep. Everyone gets that. Its okay :)
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Re: Eye floaters when looking at sky
« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2014, 12:26:06 AM »
Thanks a lot guys. Feeling better already
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Re: Eye floaters when looking at sky
« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2014, 03:58:21 AM »
This is pretty normal. Even my 5 year old niece ask me "why i see a floating like germs when i stare in the sky?" lol
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Re: Eye floaters when looking at sky
« Reply #8 on: June 23, 2014, 09:50:32 AM »
I get them too.  They are more noticeable when I'm anxious.
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Re: Eye floaters when looking at sky
« Reply #9 on: June 23, 2014, 10:27:25 AM »
I have these all day, every day.  They drive me crazy but they are normal.  I'm constantly blinking to make them move.
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