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Unknown visual distortion

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • April 21, 2008
  • 00:03 AM

I'm 19 now, but since as far back as I can remember, I've always been able to look into the sky during bright daytime (opposite section of the sky than the sun (I'd feel silly to report visual distortions while looking near the sun)) or another bright color surface in a bright setting (rarely, it's usually only the sky during the day) and see a circular area of shaded, random formations moving towards the center of the circle, but with a smaller, concentric circular area of clear vision (middle is clear). The outer circle is about as big as the area my hands make when I put my index and thumb fingers together and outstretch my arms in front of me (all according to perspective, of course, but it should give you a good general idea). The inner circle is about a half inch in diameter at arm's length (width of your thumb outstretched in front of you). The objects have no specific detail, but when I was younger I related them to horse pills (long story). The formations are very faint and cause no blurred or reduced vision. They seem to start at the outer edge and fall into the center. I don't immediately see the formations, but the formations become more prominent as I allow my eyes to adjust to the brightness.

Think of a traditional vortex portal out of a sci-fi tv-show or movie, and then think of the Stargate portal. The dark formations in my vision seem to be fluid with each other, like the shaded areas of the Stargate portal, and they all seem to be flowing towards the center as in a vortex. The formations move and change rather rapidly, so I cannot accurately describe them.

Again, I'm 19, but have been experiencing this for as long as I can remember. I have 20/20 in one eye and 20/16 in another, but it happens to both eyes anyway. I have no chronic or childhood illnesses and, more or less, a lack of acute illnesses. My mother has astigmatism and gets the halos around lights at night, as does my dad (the halos). I get small to medium flares on lights at night, not prominent enough to disturb normal activity. I received a concussion by falling head first on the ground in a sand-based playground when I was 7, but I’m pretty sure I’ve had these distortions since before then.

Weird, huh? I've looked over multiple sites that list eye/vision symptoms and illnesses, and nothing looks remotely like what I'm experiencing. My father's only guess is that my irides (irises) are slightly translucent so I see light passing through the tissue of my irides onto my retinas. The shape of the distortion seems to resemble an iris, so I figured I'd look into it, but I can't find anything on irides having the ability to be translucent. The closest thing I've found is Atypical Anirida, which is a underdevelopment of the iris. In most cases of Aniridia, the iris isn't visible on the eye and the pupil takes up nearly all of the space, but in an "atypical" case, "The iris may appear normal but it may be thinner than normal." - anirida.org

Any of you have any feedback? Have you heard of anything like this before?

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  • Check your liver, might be that this is the case.Sometimes problems with liver might cost you vision problems.
    Joey77 21 Replies Flag this Response
  • I am 20 years old, i also experience what you are talking about, it is not your liver, please research this.... Etheric Vision. You will find your answer. You are a chosen one. Be frank with your gift, do not abuse it. Make it stronger. 2012 my friend. my email is Roorensu@gmail.com my name is Lawrence.
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  • Gody...Do you really believe it's something special?!
    Joey77 21 Replies Flag this Response
  • Ive always had this aswell, really want to know what it is an if i can cause damage by taking psycoactive substances. Ever since i was a child when i look up into te blue of the sky i see lots of circles like 'playing' and moving, every little circle as a dot in te middle and looks like an egg out of a science book, i also get a jagged and wavy line sorta float across te top of my eye. I used to think its someting just landing in my eye but it always happens, i find wen i go off into a daydreamy state it happens a lot more. Anyone find they can stare a distort things aswell ? darkening around edges, slight colour change, fuzzies... Thanks for your time, Kam.
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  • I have this exact same thing and have been wondering for years what it is. I really want to know. If anyone comes across this thread (I know its a few years outdated) and has any idea, please share. I'm 19 now, but since as far back as I can remember, I've always been able to look into the sky during bright daytime (opposite section of the sky than the sun (I'd feel silly to report visual distortions while looking near the sun)) or another bright color surface in a bright setting (rarely, it's usually only the sky during the day) and see a circular area of shaded, random formations moving towards the center of the circle, but with a smaller, concentric circular area of clear vision (middle is clear). The outer circle is about as big as the area my hands make when I put my index and thumb fingers together and outstretch my arms in front of me (all according to perspective, of course, but it should give you a good general idea). The inner circle is about a half inch in diameter at arm's length (width of your thumb outstretched in front of you). The objects have no specific detail, but when I was younger I related them to horse pills (long story). The formations are very faint and cause no blurred or reduced vision. They seem to start at the outer edge and fall into the center. I don't immediately see the formations, but the formations become more prominent as I allow my eyes to adjust to the brightness.Think of a traditional vortex portal out of a sci-fi tv-show or movie, and then think of the Stargate portal. The dark formations in my vision seem to be fluid with each other, like the shaded areas of the Stargate portal, and they all seem to be flowing towards the center as in a vortex. The formations move and change rather rapidly, so I cannot accurately describe them. Again, I'm 19, but have been experiencing this for as long as I can remember. I have 20/20 in one eye and 20/16 in another, but it happens to both eyes anyway. I have no chronic or childhood illnesses and, more or less, a lack of acute illnesses. My mother has astigmatism and gets the halos around lights at night, as does my dad (the halos). I get small to medium flares on lights at night, not prominent enough to disturb normal activity. I received a concussion by falling head first on the ground in a sand-based playground when I was 7, but I’m pretty sure I’ve had these distortions since before then.Weird, huh? I've looked over multiple sites that list eye/vision symptoms and illnesses, and nothing looks remotely like what I'm experiencing. My father's only guess is that my irides (irises) are slightly translucent so I see light passing through the tissue of my irides onto my retinas. The shape of the distortion seems to resemble an iris, so I figured I'd look into it, but I can't find anything on irides having the ability to be translucent. The closest thing I've found is Atypical Anirida, which is a underdevelopment of the iris. In most cases of Aniridia, the iris isn't visible on the eye and the pupil takes up nearly all of the space, but in an "atypical" case, "The iris may appear normal but it may be thinner than normal." - anirida.orgAny of you have any feedback? Have you heard of anything like this before?
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • August 21, 2010
    • 05:52 AM
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  • I am Seventeen now, but for as long as I can remember, I've had similar experiences with visual distortions.. It's not always blue sky, sometimes it just has to be bright outside, and I can be looking at anything. I've never been able to describe what it's like, so I've never spoken to anyone about it, obviously for the sake of sounding insane... But I'll try my best. Vortex seems to be the key word here... It's like oval-shaped bubbles moving fluidly to an epicenter. But it's thousands of "bubbles" moving very fast, and seeming to never end. Every time it happens, outer-space comes to mind. It's like I'm moving backward in warp speed watching stars fly by. However, it's very translucent. The more I started thinking about it when I was younger, the more my imagination ran wild with it. I started pondering about energies moving rapidly in the air, too fast for the human eye to see, but on occasion one would catch a glimpse of these energies.. Silly kids.. :pThis thread must be very outdated, but this phenomena clearly is not. I'm curious about this "Etheric Vision" though im sure there is a more reasonable, more logical explanation for this. I guess what we, the people experiencing this, should consider speaking to an optometrist. If so many have seen this odd vortex-like fluidity in our eyes, I'm sure it's been recorded in history somewhere. I guess it is important to mention I wear glasses. I have horrible eye sight, without my glasses, some would consider me legally blind. my astigmatism is so bad, that every optometrist I've been to have said "Wow..." Perhaps this weird field a vision is caused by astigmatism, as the original poster mention a family history of it.If anyone would like to hear more in depth from me, or has any information on what really could be going on, please email me ASAP,baronbrutal@yahoo.comOne more thing... I came upon this thread because I researching a different visual distortion I experienced as a child, around 4-6years... On occasion, I would wake up from a restless sleep, and look down at the ground from my top bunk bed... I was so frightened by what I saw, I had to go see my mother, because I didnt understand what was happening... And the more I tried to explain it, the less she understood herself.. It would appear as if the floor of my bedroom would deepen, moving farther and farther away from me. That would make sense if I was scared of heights, but it felt very, very different.. The air felt alien, and the ground would continue to move farther away, and no matter how many times I closed my eyes, and opened them again hoping I was just dreaming, It would still move farther and farther away. I became so scared.. I often wet myself. But the peculiar thing was, it would only happen on the nights where I didn't feel comfortable enough to sleep. Any other night, and I could look down at the ground, and see nothing. even roll off the top and land on my feet because it really was not that far from the ground... It wasn't always the ground either... Sometimes the walls would appear to expand violently... even the ceiling would rise... I'm not sure how relevant this might be... but I feel it's important to mention in this case. Ever since I moved out of that particular house, however, I never experienced that again.Any information would be greatly appreciated,baronbrutal@yahoo.comThanks.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • September 5, 2010
    • 06:56 AM
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  • Something interesting I found on this website. Aside from what you have described, (I also experience the same thing) I also get what lot's of people refer to as eye floaters. Thanks to this site, I now know this is not as normal as I thought it was. In fact, it is a sign of retinal detachment and should be checked immediately.http://www.wrongdiagnosis.com/r/retinal_detachment/intro.htm
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • September 5, 2010
    • 07:21 AM
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  • I've been experiencing something extremely similar for years, and was checked for a retinal detachment, with no problems. Anyway I subsequently realized it could not be caused by an eye problem, because when it occurs the visual distortion is equally visible to both eyes, whether they are open or closed. That suggests something neurological, I think, perhaps in the visual cortex. Still a mystery to me.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 26, 2011
    • 00:24 AM
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  • I can see that this is a really old post, but I've had this exact thing happen to me as well since childhood. This is the first post online that seems really close to what I experience. Very curious on the cause still.
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