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I have been aware of this for as long as i can remember, i will try my best to describe what i can see. what i can see is millions of millions of tiny tiny dots flying in all directions, up down, diagonall, around. they appear to be in more concerntration in darker light, i can see them with my eyes shut and open, when i was young 3-5 i interpreted them as 'atoms' but i have disreagarded this theory, now i seem to be able to contol them, make them fly in directions i want them to, and make them circulate objects and when i shut my eyes to form numbers and letters, it is all very odd and it isnt black blindness dots, its more like the pixels on a tv screen but constantly shooting in all directions , is it normal? is there any explination?
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Sorta late on this post, but I see them too. It's not floaters because I've had floaters before and they're completely different. And it's not retinal detachment, I've seen these billions of dots my entire life. I actually misunderstood them for atoms as well. I've also heard of a thing called Visual Snow but it's not that either because these dots can be easily ignored.
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@: Syeda
I have another theory as I know our eyes cannot see in the highest possible resolution and soon our screens will be able to display images with too many pixels for the human eye to see so it is entire,y possible what we are seeing are infact the "pixels" of our eyes as compared to other animals our eyes are crap.
Or not just closed my eyes and managed to form a few clusters of brightly coloured ones for the first time and MY LAST THEORY IS SO WRONG these look amazing
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@: Syeda
Is there something wrong with us or is this completely normal or have others have not noticed this yet? I've been wearing contacts for a few years now, but this hasn't effected my in any way. I've seen these for as long as I can remember. When I was little I had asked my mother what they were and she had thought I was "crazy". I wish Einstein was still here so hat we could ask him.
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vhayes8886
omg i have that!!! i cant controll them though.
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I have a question for everyone who can see them like me. I hope you'll answer it. Being able to see the dots everywhere does that make you able to imagine stuff and actually see it but not like imaging someone standing I front of you more like being able to see a black shadowy figure in the dark, being able to make everything blurry somehow without explanation, making lights grow bigger to you when you make things blurry, when you see a light your able to move it or being able to make your sight move really fast Example : your looking around but your also able to do that really fast anyway you want to. PLEASE ANWSER it would mean a lot to me if you did :) ThankYou!
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@: OnlyTen
I have that problem I see figures just starring at me like for instance only when I jog near the woods to my house I see this out line of a person or in the dark I see it it's honestly really scary
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Seek out a physiologist, this problem can be fix.
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@: OnlyTen
I have been trying to know what's my problem because I have exactly the same thing. I thought I had a super power when I was young. It turns out to be a defect of the eyes that is uncommon. I have my problem check out by the institute of glucomb of Montreal.

The results are simple and complex at the same time. The institute acknowledges that it is a defect but there is no known way to rectify this problem. Since it does not aggravate with time they simply told me to tough it up. It cost me over 2000$ to know that!

So don't worry you don't have anything alarming. No super powers ;)

Hope this helps
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@: OnlyTen
Everything you described is what I see as well. This has happened since I can remember. As a child, it scared the living shit out of me lol I have always slept with the lights on or with the tv on because of it. Yesterday night before I went to sleep, I decided enough was enough and I decided to just turn off the lights. I opened my eyes and I saw thousands of little lights like you described. Also saw dark shadows (not in the figure of a person, just like blobs) it was interesting because the small lights didn't scare me this time, it was interesting. I kept staring at them, it looked like the stars in the night sky. The odd part was that as I was staring at it all, it was like all of the "stars" we're looking at me with fascination as well. Then my mind started making up stories and I got freaked out and turned the lights on again. Lol Thank you for your post! I don't feel so alone and freaked out as much!
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I did the same thing.
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@: OnlyTen
yes, I have this and I can see pictures or people but it is pretty hard and it is usually quite faint
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I have that and I can't finger out why but it's been like this before I can remember
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Same! I thought they were atoms too, when I was younger. XD
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I still have those too, I'm not sure if it has something to do with impaired vision or not but I have the same thing, like little bright white dots everywhere squiggling all over the place... I had them more when I was younger with perfect vision, but now with contacts that let me see 20 20 I still see them... Who knows honestly XD
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I have it too but don't know what it is. I think everybody has it. Maybe some people don't notice? I think they are gas molecules because they tend to just shoot in whichever direction they want. Plus, I noticed that when I fly, there aren't as many dots and they are easier to see. This makes sense because the air is at a lower pressure and thus lower density. This is my theory anyway.
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Much like everyone else here (though I'm late to the party).... I'm also glad I'm not the only one. I spoke to one of my employees and they see it as well though not as prevalent as I do. As a child, they drove me crazy, especially at night... eyes open or closed (which made it extremely difficult to sleep). I gained control over this but I can still see them day or night if I focus on them. I also noticed that when I fly they are far less concentrated and actually are pure white light moving in seemingly random patterns just outside the window. We should all start a support group.... haha...
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phew i'm not crazy. i can see them too :P
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Me too ! I see them too ! Have seen them as far as I can remember. Feels so good knowing I'm not the only one :)
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Oh and iv just noticed, they cant be air molecules, because i can see the same dots and thingsthat sometimes hover in the air in cicles when i shut my eyes, or put my hand infront of my face.
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But floaters are usually big. I mean I see tiny circles, like billions and billions of them, in the air. These are dots that are so tiny you can't pinpoint an individual one, you only see clusters and clusters.
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Anonymousness
I see them too.
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For me it always feels like the individual dots are exploding outwards. But also, billions upon billions of them. A sea of micro black dots and explosions. Fills simple surfaces better than complex ones, so easily seen in the blue sky, flat wall, ceiling, dark, eyes closed.

Its unlike phosphenes, blobs of dark or colour from e.g. rubbing your eyes hard.
Not eye floaters.

My honest to God theory... you know how reality isn't out there... Reality is happening in our heads and is different for all of us all the time? And the stuff we call matter is the raw medium of the universe. The mind then, with its ideas about what it will see, maps the most likely events it believes could exist onto the raw material around them. But I believe the effects of someone else's mind on matter can trump your own... Such that you couldn't will your tv out of existence because they reality of the man who delivered your tv, to the reality of the man who sold you the tv, all sustain the existence of it. And most people don't believe in this stuff, which supports the idea that this stuff is possible but doesn't happen because not enough people nowadays believe and engage. When people who believe in these phenomena come together, incredible things can sometimes happen...

. If quatum physics and neurology would stop this pointless battle with causation vs correlation and accept that the mind isn't in the head, rather the head is the quanum interface device that brings about the mind, it would allow us to explore more theories of what things like this eye phenomenon were all seeing could be.
Personally I believe it is either reisidual light that stays in the eye, light produced from/within the eye (googled, exists), or... Something to do with the life force of the universe. Some other force that is yet to be awakened in us. I wonder if we could learn to control it in some way. I wonder if it's something that would grow in power or prevalence the more people could physically do it? Has anyone tried explaining it to someone to the point that they could see it too?

Those of you that have it I would love to know more about you!

Is no one here formally a researcher?
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I see them too, have concentrated on them and "pulled " in energy from around me, packing it together with my hands to make a swirling colored ball of energy. So I'm thinking it is energy. I strained, and strained, ending up bathed in sweat but could see the ball when I opened my eyes it had colored squiggles and then it kind of exploded and particles flew around and disappeared. That last only a few seconds, the seeing it part.
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I've always seen it too. And I can control them. especially when my eyes are shut.

My mom's paranormal explanation was that I could see energy which is why it was colorful for me and I could effect it.

My theories lean more towards people who see it have very vivid imaginations and visual memory even. Still not exactly sure WHY they're there in the first place

NOT FLOATERS. I hate when people say floaters cause I have floaters too completely different
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I've always been able see these too, for as long as I can remember.

I just wanted to say that your mom's theory is absolutely correct, that's exactly what we see. We see energy.
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Okay, so what i am seeing is energy.
I sometimes see these biggish forms or blobs of energy that move either very slowly or quickly. Does anyone know what they are? I've seen them a lot recently and they're driving me crazy.
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They're called eye floaters and they're caused by collagen in the squishy part (about 2% collagen, 98%water) of your eye clumping together and precipitating. The speed is depended on how fast you move your eyes when you see them and freak out lol. Moving your eyes suddenly and then stopping in one direction can give those little clumped particles the energy to travel in a different direction. Eye floaters look similar to air bubbles under a microscope. The collagen in your eye helps it to keep its round structure.
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well if it is energy maybe we can manipulate it if we cant what is the point of seeing it. Its like looking at fire and touching it without being burned
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i dont think it is connected with headaches and what i see is not floaaters, what i see is alot of single atom like orbs floating around and sometimes the connected in a strand of them and some will have a black dot right in the center. any input is welcome besides that from dumbasses saying its floaters cuz it isnt.
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also i can make them come and go as i please. move them around. i thought at one point i was actually seeing what science calls dark matter. a mysterious substance said to be the glue that holds the universe together.
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... I can see and do the same.. I mean, when my eye is open, where I'm focusing, when I move my hand, they move. I have yet to try and 'control' them.. but I sure will now...

Any insite would be wonderful.
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JeffreyIsMeme
I see that to I'm glad I'm not alone finally
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I can move them when my eyes are shut though and my optition said they were floaters and I got really angry with him because there NOT
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I see them too. If you focus on them enough, you can see the the dots swirling around. If I try hard enough, i can make them turn dark colored. But unlike some of you guys, i see them a lot better in the dark and can control them at will.... weird huh
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JeffreyIsMeme
@: jwlk89
I hate that I see them in the dark even I when I close my eyes come to think of it I enjoy them because I can create pictures with them. But it's pretty much normal for me and all these people so there's nothing to fear.
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@: jwlk89
Same
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@: jwlk89
Not weird, just unusual. I think it's energy, try "packing them into a ball while also pulling energy from all around you. It took me a long time to be able to it, but I think you will have better luck.
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It's called visual snow and no one knows what really causes it. I have it too.
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My theory is: you are high.
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I'm sorry but that isn't a correct theory because not only adults have that so called "Problem" kids like myself have that problem to and trust me...I'm not high oh and one more thing I'm only ten yrs old so now I confirm this theory...Wrong!
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You're a robot b
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I have this too. I find it really annoying. And its NOT floaters. big difference.
for me its more prominent at night, even if I'm somewhere bright and if I look at dark things (into dark rooms)
I've heard it might be connected with headaches.
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Sounds annoying
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I see them too. I've always interpreted them as either the cells of my eyeballs (or actually just the lens and eye tissue covering my pupil) or the actual air--as if I can physically SEE all this "empty" space.
They move around a lot but I don't think I've ever controlled them.
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Deepthought33 I think that only some people have this but...I think that everyone who has this has a different type of seeing it because I see mine only in the dark and sometimes if I focus enough I can see it in the morning to but I can't control them either or make letters in my head I see the million dots everywhere like on TV where it's blackandwhite dots but sometimes they leave a white line that sort of looks like something you'd see on an anime but still... Maybe when the "some" people were younger they where on a TV with the blackandwhite dots everywhere and maybe that could of left a side affect for our brains but to be honest I don't really know these are just theory's I thought of on the spot and to my own surprise I never stopped typing untill I was finished which I find quite strange but yeah like I said these are just theory's so maybe this will help you figure it out if you ever see this anyways bye bye Deepthought33
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It's the tiny bits inside your eye ball being reflected back through your lens it's normal :-) or if you see hexagonal clear shapes floating through the air, that is moisture in the air :-)
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DannyKanes is right. You're eyes from figures from reflecting light. Now I'm not too sure about the moisture one b.c i don't have this problem; and controlling them is probably just b.c you're very focused on the light when you move your eye and it trails behind the dot.
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IrishPunk16
they're eye floater, I've got em too. Unless they're really messin with you dont worry
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I have no idea what your all talking about. I can't see them but it does sound interesting
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It's possible some people here are just messing with us and pretending unlike me that's for sure but they could be lying because they want to be special like everyone else here but I don't really know
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they are called 'floaters'
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My eye doctor checked me out VERY carefully (I had about every test he could think of) and said my eyes all clear. Not a floater, or scratch of any kind in sight. He said my eyes, themselves, are perfect. You can't see what I see and I can't tell you what you have, but I positively do NOT have floaters.

It IS something else. They said it could have to do with my migraine headaches. I see them ALL the time, and I have a 24/7/365 migraine. Just like some people get blurry vision, or see things distortedly with bad migraines, that this can cause the dots, too.
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Wow, i didnt know other people saw the same as me, and arnt floaters like really big things, these are small and everywhere, i mean i can see n all.
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My theory is that all those clusters of dots are air molecules. If you see dots and you can move them, then those are floaters.
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It doesn't sound like floaters (which I notice too sometimes) but rather like retinal detachment.
Here's that part from Wikipedia:

"in a process known as retinal detachment. This will often leak blood into the vitreous, which is seen by the patient as a sudden appearance of numerous small dots, moving across the whole field of vision. Retinal detachment requires immediate medical attention, as it can easily cause blindness"
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I've always been able to see them. If my retina had detached I would surely have been in some big trouble by now.
I've noticed that they are so much more obvious and brighter when you you look up into a blue sky.
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JeffreyIsMeme
Me to
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I had retinal detachment about 5 or so years ago and those floaters are pretty big and hard to miss.
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iv had it for as long as i can remember.... and i can see /\ - /\
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I had them when i was younger too.
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i think i have seen what you are talking about before. but i see "floaters" often in bright light.. and i don't have eye problems..
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It could be bits of protein floating around in your eye. Its normal so I wouldn't worry but if it gets too annoying you should talk to your optometrist about it.
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I cant walk from this so easy.
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it is normal. as a newborn i was choked by my mothers cord. it wasnt till my wife was in medical school and she studied my eyes that i found out that i had scariing in the the back of my eyes from birth that caused these spots. the more scarring the more spots. sorry guys it is irreversable.
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Hi if the scarring behind your eyes caused you to see them your really lucky you found out what causes yours but I had my eyes throughly checked and they looked at the back of my eyes and everywhere and found nothing no problem in fact my eyes got better than the lasted time they checked so I'm not sure in my case it would be my eyes themselves but maybe it's something in my head idk just a thought
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I see them to and they really frustrate me sometimes! I cant move them though!
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This is so releaving. I have fought this for so many years. And the first time I really ever looked into it. I found you guys. Thank You ! I obviously expereince the same. However, I dont think I saw a answer ??? Again, thank you guys and this sight. I will reread comments.
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kittylitter101
MAGIC POWERS.
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Little balls of light moving around seemingly randomly; like a cluster of mosquitos flying in a group, but they dont jut stay in one area. Sound about right? I've seen these for a while too and I'm leaning towards it being energy in the air, because no matter where you go or how dark or bright it is its still there. I see them in the air and on objects, like my skin or on walls. Its not floaters, its not retinal detathment.
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Oh my gosh i used to have those too. I least i had something like that. Mine were blue and red only. I couldn't control them though. Also i thought floaters are what you get when you look into a a bright light (like when your light is on in your room and you look at it) and you have this little dot that follows you around and changes colors.
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no, they are not floaters. floaters are just pieces of old capillaries that have come loose and float in the inner eye fluid (normal). they are not retinal detachment. and nobody can see individual molecules of air with the naked eye.

when i was a child, i experienced these "night pictures" as full fledged hallucinations. they have backed off quite a bit later in life, but are still present if i look up at a dark ceiling or walk around out in the pitch darkness. these are a natural process of the mind. in fact they are in part firings of neurons in the brain related to inactivity. i believe the term is "neural boredom". nerve cells do not like to be idle and will pop out signals when none are present to keep in shape. they are also highly related to the effects of sensory deprivation tanks.

<a href="http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2009/10/hallucinations/" rel="nofollow">http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2009/10/hallu...</a>

everyone has them to a greater or lesser degree. they do not originate solely in the eye, but in the entire visual system of experience and interpretation (which is why they are different in everybody).

and yup, they are normal.
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not floaters... when you look everywhere and instead of a pure color, like black, just matte black, you see black with a lot of like billions of small specks of colors.

i've read somewhere that it is due to the constant bombardment of cosmic radiation, same thing with the radio when you turn it on or the tv when you turn it on, you get static, or when you hear at night when no other sound is around, lots of sssssss zzzz static, what we see is the visual image of these static from cosmic radiation.

astronauts see this more profoundly and even feel it like streams of things through their brains. a warm feeling in the skull kinda.
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I used to experience this nightly as a child. I would be wide awake in my dark room and I would see little colored dots floating all around. My room would be full of them. I could wave my hand through them and they would move. It also seemed like the dots flowed through me. They would appear to go in one side of my body and out the other. I was never scared of them, they seemed normal to me. I remember asking a few people that would be sleeping in my room sometimes if they saw them, but the answer was always no. The dots gradually disappeared over time and I've never seen them again. I have 20/20 vision and am perfectly normal and do not have any psychological problems. I will say that I'm a huge dreamer and I have had very vivid dreams throughout my life that will come somewhat true. They are usually about someone that I havent seen in years, and low and behold....I will run into that person the next day. I don't tell people in my everyday life about that because I don't want people thinking I'm nuts. Don't know if they are related or not.
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Children aren't "blocked" as I call it. They're open to what they feel and see so they are better at seeing energy. I had this since I could remember and used to practice manipulating it. Years later I could form balls, pull energy from around me , packing it onto the ball, and then open my eyes and see it cradled in my palm- only lasts a few seconds though then it breaks apart into colored swirls and disappears.
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How did you try to manipulate it I've tried but it never works it's more like they are to far away and I could only see them from a distance not able to move them or touch them
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I've have seen them all my life as well. I would like to add two things about what is being describe here.

During broad daylight if I stare at any solid object these "particles" are orderly. They appear in even rows criss crossing each other. The floor or ceiling or any flat surface it appears the same.

The second thing that is very weird and hard to describe. This happened a few times in different places that I have lived in. In the middle of the night I wake up and look around the room. The first time I thought I left the light on. Then I noticed it was not normal vision it was these billions of little light "particles" making up the objects. The other weird thing was my eyes were still closed and when I opened them it was pitch black. This also happened twice outside but it was much more surreal. I will say this, each and every time it scared the crap out of me.

One of my friends, who is Japanese, said there was a simple explanation. That Humans have this capability and it somehow involves multiple senses. I am not talking about being psychic! He went on to explain that, cough, that there is a Ninjutsu technique to train for this so called sight. I was just happy for a possible rational explanation. He could have been pulling my leg though :(
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I see many layers. The most pronounced layer is something that looks like tiny raindrops slanting sideways. It changes whether it goes diagonally from left to right or from left to right and I haven't figured out the pattern yet.
The next layer looks like tons of tiny tiny sparks or stars twinkling. Sometimes I see little tiny explosions of blue or red, and this happens in various spots of my vision.

It all sort of looks like little tiny specks of dust floating in the air, but even tinier than that. Sometimes the particles look like they are bouncing off objects, such as my computer right now. I never noticed it until one night I was reading a book and it looked as if it was on fire.

Anyways my brother and I have the same thing, though he's not as detailed. He basically just sees the rain. We both refer to it as static though, similar to the black and white noise you would see on old TVs.

Does anyone ever have to focus their eyes differently in order to really see them? I can usually pick them out if I focus, but to really see their movement I have to focus a certain way. It's like focusing a dsl camera lense in a way, or like looking at an upclose object, but then looking farther out past that close object while still keeping the same focus as you had on the upclose object. ....I hope that makes sense to someone.

For anyone saying that these are floaters, I highly disagree. You would understand how different this "static" is from floaters if you had them.

For anyone saying that you can control the static? That's awesome. I've never been able to do that, and I've just recently been paying more attention to the static. I've heard tons of different stories; some say it's atoms, some say it's dark matter, some say it's just the blood vessels in your eyes. Hopefully some day we will be able to figure out an answer to this, or at least know whether it's good or bad and what this skill will do in terms of our life (teach us something? do harm to our body? be a new voyage into science?). We shall see!
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I have the same this but I have had it as long as I can remember. At first as a kid I thought they were atoms but I got over tht theory. For me they form around objects and it does that in the dark to. And when I close my eyes it makes shapes appear and numbers and the shape of other objects I've seen.
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While siting in my jeep on lunch I was looking at the clouds in the sky focusing far away with my shades on first i noticed those eye floaty things that everyone sees then i started to see a massive amount of small little white dots all moving in different directions some seems to orbit and move around others some moved quickly and vanished some of them look like there jiggling in small circles but there patters seem random... i can now focus and do this by wherein my shades and looking at the sky idk what they are but its very strange and not sure what the heck im seeing.. wareing shades seems to help me focus easier on them but not necessary.
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hmmm maybe this is the answer...


http://indianapublicmedia.org/amomentofscience/tiny-moving-dots/
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Lie back on a cloudless day and let your eyes rest on a deep blue sky. As you relax and stare at the sky, you should begin to see faint dots of light moving quickly around. It may take ten or fifteen seconds before you begin to see the dots. Or they may look like tiny flashes of light.

However they appear to you, those tiny dots are really blood cells moving in the retina of your eye.

What’s Going On?

At the back of the eye in the part called the retina, are the photoreceptor cells that detect light and send signals through the nerves to the brain.

In the eyes of invertebrates, like insects, snails, and spiders, the nerves go straight from the back of the eye to the brain.

In the eyes of vertebrates, such as mammals, birds, and reptiles, the path that the nerves take from the photoreceptors to the brain begins at the surface of the retina in front of the photoreceptors.

Those nerves then come together to form the optic nerve, passing through the retina on their way to the brain.
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Ok, so this is what I see, it's basically dots, dark blue on the outter part and then yellow, then orange, and red is the center color, but I see them as far as I am able to, but i have to focus a certain way, and it geta difficult to sometimes but I've been able to see them evwr since I can remember and they always move down. I only see them in the center of where I stare, and no further. Idk what it is, and none of this has really helped. But idk if anyone else has the same thing because a lot of these are all different, maybe it looks different for everyone?
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Have you guys considered it to be Visual Snow? Sounds like its that, which is not normal. There are doctors studying this at the moment but no explanations as of yet. Google Visual Snow..
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I don't know what it is but ive been able to see them since I was a child. At first I thought they were atoms but then thought maybe it might be neutrino particles but they are supposed to be 1000 times smaller than an atom so I have np clue. If it is neutrino particles we're seeing, Thats some crazy $h! T.
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Google/ facebook 'Visual Snow'
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Its not Visual Snow. That just looks like static.
Its more like 50 tiny balls of light whipping around in chaos going in every direction.
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I see this too, it scares me a lot. I'm going to an eye doctor soon but I'm still scared.:(
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JeffreyIsMeme
I've been to the eye doctor it's nothing bad. I have it to don't worry you'll be fine.
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Im obviously really late to the conversation but ill still throw in my experience with the static. I have also seen it as long as I can remember, but what I'm experiencing is also like what Ive read from you guys, yet different too. I see the dots and its way more obvious in low lighting, but when i look at people it sometimes collects around them, including myself in a weird way... like a force field would in a video game but it never leaves two to six inches from the person. And then when they move there's the outline still there for a second and then its gone. Same way with objects only no force field but if I stare at something and close my eyes still see it. Like a shadow or something. Oh should also add that i have 20/15 vision and can't control crap when it comes to this static. I am also 18 and it hasn't lightened up a bit.
But it does not annoy me because it seems to disappear when Im not looking in the day time at night though its always there. Ive gotten the crazy vivid long epic dream thing too my whole life and some have had parts come true although I'm not sure that is tied to this static. I've also noticed ( Understand that Im a Jesus freak cause he's changed my life in so many ways) that when the holy spirit starts moving ( and you feel this kind of thing after doing acts 2:38 and meaning it) the static flares up like crazy and I get the goose bumbs and can feel the spirits power in my hands, not that I can use him but I can feel him. Before noticing this would of never connected the two, but know that they are connected. I mainly see blue BTW not sure if that's relevant, and the only time ive ever seen any other color it was red and it was a particularly terrifying demonic experience.. the likes of which I hope to never again experience.
I've also seen the blue collect both on myself in the mirror and on others who were believers in that halo like thing you see in catholic paintings but thats white, and when its normally on people its just colorless or grayish and i would guess thats the human spirit. But think that its spiritual because of these things. Based on what I've gone through Blue is the Holy Spirit and Red is demonic and colorless is the human spirit. Idk what you'll think but that's just what I've noticed with static.
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I see these too. I only recently started talking about it with others (a close friend and with my mom), but I've had it for many years. I first noticed it back in 1996 I think, and I was with some close friends, and named them the "patterns in the black".

What I see is sparkling tiny dots of light that fill all space. It's not like I can see one and look at it. It's way tinier than that, and it's not like a few here or there. There are millions filling every bit of space. It's more like being underwater but the water is made up of mostly transparent tiniest droplets like 1/10000000th the size of a droplet, and they are bright and in maybe sort of the colour of stars, like redish, bluish, and yellowish points of light but very faint and gentle and completely filling all the air.

And I LOVE seeing them!!!!!! It's really comforting and dear to me. I sometimes lie in bed at night and just look at them and it comforts me that I still see them.

My friend and my mom didn't seem to see what I was describing, but I thought probably they could or do, but are not used to noticing them or using their sight in that way or something.

I also used to think maybe they were atoms or something : )
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i see them too since 1 year ago . they are getting brighter and brighter . and made me hilucinate sometimes . when i dont close my eyes . everything will become white sometimes . everything glows . and its like becoming a place of all light . its kind of white light and those object will be come abit greyish but they are all vibrating . . and i feel pressure and tikling in my head too . it feels weird sometimes but it had became my reality . i didnt go for doctor cause it doesnt hurt me in any way . i now i started to learn to control the tikling and sensation in my head . and when i sleep i could use it to obe and travel into other parallel universes easier . i used to travel into other parallel universes since young . ppl ask how i did it . but its just like how you move your hand for me . it happen just like that .
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Sorry for being late. These are In fact floaters. First we need to understand the eye. Floaters occur due to some of the gel in the eye clumping together, causing the a shadow on your retina. It is important to note that these clump together in such a way that is un noticeable. Everyone has floaters to some extent, only 70% of the people actually see them, which happens to be roughly the amount of people that say this is normal. Think of it like this, you have a bunch of 1's floating in your eye when they collide they make 2's when 2's collide you get 4's. what many of you are simply seeing is 512's floating in your eye so its just big enough to cause a shadow on your retina. Or think of them as 1000 mirco-floaters.
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For those few that see billions of pixels in all colors in every inch of space, you have a gift. Some that control the flow and direction is close to their power of telekinesis. First separate one color from the rest and practice from that point. P.s. floaters or that patch of color u see from lookin at light or from closing your eyes tight are not the samething. If the light u see is white seek a doctor. Once you master this keep it to yourself. There are other like us.
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i searched around in various sites about this «symptom» i know what floaters are and unfortunately i got them i see them when i look at bright lights. but thats not what im talking about, sometimes at night when im in my bed i see yellowish dots that resemble fireflies they do not follow my eyes actually they usually go the other direction as if the particles knew i was looking at them they dont sparkle its more like a weird glow, and they dont follow a pattern they twinkle in the air just like fireflies, im not insane i dont do drugs i dont drink and i dont know any eye problem that causes to see little dots in the dark, they are not many sometimes one or two never more. i really would apreciate if someone could explain this to me cause that is not floaters ive been wondering for some time what that might be and i have no reason for it. besides ive haven floaters for years and this only has happen to me in the past 2 years. here one video that shows more or less what im talking about https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zse4nqtda0I if you know something please contact me it disturbs me here my email: shadowlyn666@gmail.com
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GUYS

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Visual_snow
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I see them to, I can't control them sense I mostly ignore them.. But they are getting to be less and less ignorable..

I always see them, even in bright light, but faintly. I don't know if this needs to do with them, but sometimes I see a sucking vortex when I stare I see it.

The thing is I can control the vortex but not the static. Its weird to think of a vortex and think in or out and the vortex let's me see things to far away or close..
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I see these dots and these balls can combine in different shapes.. These balls move like i want just like I m controlling them... Still searching for it.
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I see many dots too they are all red yellow and black and I see them every where there isn't one area I look at without dots is it normle and can I have a 100% correct answer on what they are and why I see them
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I'm REALLY late on the post but OMG YOU GUYS!!!! Its visual snow!!! Not alot of people have it its very unique and scientists don't know how to deal with it.And no visual snow is not normal and you can't cure its almost like cancer (but not deadly) we don't know how to get rid of it (yet) and to be honest knowing that theres something unknown going on within me kind of scares me a little but i'll have to be honest it makes me feel kind of special too.

http://www.eyeonvision.org/visual-snow.html

Wow just wow... finding this out gives me mixed emotions...what do you think of visual snow?
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Its not Visual Snow. That just looks like static.
Its more like 50 tiny balls of light whipping around in chaos going in every direction.
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Hi there, let me put it straight to those that say it is floaters. It isn't. I know what floaters look like and when I was a child, these dots or spots used to keep me up for hours! These moved and looked completely deferent to floaters. Floaters usually move out of your direct line of sight when you try and look directly at them. Floaters are outline shapes that are completely different to what I saw as a child. The dots were usually red or green and I could see these snaking around the room in liniar patterns. They were in rows of hundreds and I could change the direction and colour of them. Pretty sure it was not a detached retina because this was nearly 30 years ago and I still have 20/20 vision. These are not floaters, I know what these look like. Anyone that suggests it is, has not seen these dots like many of us have and can not really comment on this. I really do want to know what this is. I no longer have it, but it has confused me for many years.
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whenever I look at dark places or when I'm in a house, I can see them too. it looks like the static on a tv and it really annoys me whenever I wake up in the morning but towards the end of the day I think that if i just ignore it, it'll go away. I try to occupy myself during the day so I can get my mind off it but whenever i look around at slightly dark places, I see them and reminds me off it and it bothers me
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I know that I am exceptionally late, but I also see the dots. I cannot control them, but I've noticed that the dots change depending on what I am looking at. If the surface is solid, like pavement, the dots move faster, but travels less distance, whereas if it is a humid day, there are dots moving all over the place and at a much further distance, but there will also be some that seem to be falling to the ground. It's strange, but no one else seems to see them.
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Its not Visual Snow. That just looks like static.
Its more like 50 tiny balls of light whipping around in chaos going in every direction.
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Alright do you see them on walls and stuff because I think I have this.
This has been scaring me for awhile I've been to the Ophthalmologists place and nothing came from them yet, It's been 2 years already sometimes when I think about this It freaks me out I'm scared about my future eyesight.
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My friend has that too. It is normal.
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I too had these teeny tiny millions and millions of white bright lights vision (mine were all of same colour) and all moving around fast and furiously, other-wise known as ETHEREAL LIGHTS, I too thought the same as most of you: they are not floaters though, I’ve had them too, it’s a different kind of animal altogether, they were not the dizzy spell spots either, yes I’ve had them too when feeling dizzy, it’s in the vision of seers, others around don't see same vision.

Recently, only thing I have done new and out of the ordinary is, I created energy in my body by practicing TAI CHI, for health reasons, QI (pronounced “chi”) it’s the life force energy in human body, which travels along pathways in our bodies called MERIDIANS. I cannot think why else we see these lights, therefore, I am pretty satisfied CHI energy is the reason for these beautiful lights, unless someone can give us all and assure us other definitive reasons for seeing the super bright lights. I saw them today while looking into a clear blue sky, didn’t understand fully till I read all your comments. After just 5 minutes of practicing Tai Chi today, I felt warm and energized, blood circulating and a tingling throughout my body, nearest description of Acupuncture therapy, only cost free.
I understand every one of you and your anxieties, I am well-read so can suggest do lots of research on TAI CHI and how CHI relates to life energy force, I don’t know if there’s anything to be afraid of with your tiny million lights, however, if you have concerns with headaches or eyes otherwise, please seek immediate advice from a medical doctor. Praying is another reason for the ethereal lights, if neither is your area of interest then you are obviously doing some good in your life for the benefit of your health and your CHI, which may be the reason for seeing these bright lights.

I don't mind if anyone wants to prove me wrong, I'd love to know what else could be causing this spectacular vision.
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That's actually interesting because I only noticed it myself after a couple weeks of discovering the chi energy ball and playing around with it.
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Ok...

-If everything you see looks like tv static you see Visual-Snow. (don't fall for the hype)

-If you see floating dots or long tangled strands you are seeing Vitreous Floaters.

-If you see bright random squiggly sperm-like dots against bright surfaces or a clear blue sky, this is called Blue Field Entoptic Phenomena and can be seen by everyone in certain conditions.

-If you see negative or positive after images or tracers behind moving objects it is called Palinopsia.

-Halos around light sources are caused ny Higher Order Aberrations of the eye.

Collectively these visuals are known as Hallucinogen Persisting Perceptual Disorder... if you have never tried hallucinogens then, congratulations, you are more perceptive than a vast majority of the population and are aware of things normally filtered from conscious perception by the subconscious mind.

You can learn to use it or you can go all hypochondriac about it.

Good luck.




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Im definitely one of those people who is perfectly fine not understanding everything that goes on. However some people are not and that's fine but they, in a way fear the unknown and turn to science to figure out what it is they don't understand. Regardless, since I was little I have seen these dots that youre talking about, I knew I wasn't the only one because my mum also can see them. My theory is that these particles buzzing around or whatnot are seen by people who are "open" or intuitive like you can pick up peoples vibes/energy and always tell when their angry or sad or happy. Anyway what I see is what I believe to be energy I don't know what it's doing floating around the air or why I can see it. Also when I stand in front of a full body mirror usually in a dim lit room and really focus on my face, like stare for 30 seconds or more you can see these dot are already formed around you to create an outline of your body, I think that might be your aura, it's quite amazing, and as you stare longer almost sink into your vision in a way and control the light around you. You see everything around you like colours, splashes or streams of colour and waves of these dots it extraordinary. Anyway if you're reading this and you're rolling your eyes because you believe this to be complete crazy talk or that I'm on drugs that's okay I just believe that there's something more to this than blood cells or floaters or whatever term u want to explain it with. Because if u can see them too, when you see them you know it's something else like pure and just feel like its something unexplainable
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They are called sparkles... You may be gifted and not realize. People born in the 80's and 90's usually are known as indigo's if they have certain gifted traits.
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I see them everywhere I look. I have to shine a cat laser at my hand to show other people what I see in everything else. You should watch Mindwalk, that might help to explain things a little bit.
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I have my own theory on why it's like this. And yes, like most people here, I see them too, and it drives me crazy. I think that it has something to do with your vision in the dark. I've noticed that these white dots actually help me see when i
There is barely any, or no light in my room. I think it's us seeing the little bit of light being amplified throught the room, or something like that. I could be wrong, I don't know, this is just how I see it as.
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Oh! I've had these my whole life. Luckily for me, mine are subtle and rarely trouble me, though I remember them being much more noticeable when I was little. Mine are colored dots, usually red or green, sometimes other colors, and sometimes all white, but always the same shapes, like tiny donuts in a grid. I have to sort of unfocus my eyes a bit to see them clearly, and I can see them most often and most clearly in the dark or as I am falling alseep. If I move my eyes in a particular direction, sometimes the whole field of dots will appear to move toward a vanishing point in the direction I'm looking, and then vanish and fade out, and then be replaced with a different field or color, so there's some sense of being able to control the movements of the spots by moving my eyes, but they come and go more or less at random.

When I was a kid and sick in bed I used to pretend that they were little healers and try to direct them into my body to make me well, but it was totally a comfort thing that I made up in my head, and I doubt that they had any effect. It does make me wonder, though, if they were more prominent/noticeable when I was sick.

As an adult I have tried halluginogens, but they can't be from that, as I had these long before I ever touched anything in that realm. I find that on psychedelics I have VERY strong visuals and visual patterns, and they somewhat resemble the colors and forms of the bright lights, so I will guess that they are something in the brain and not something pragmatic like air molecules or energy, as appealing as the whole "we're special and we can see energy" storyline is. I looked up the wikipedia articles on visual snow, and there's hints that this type of visual phenomena might be linked to damage or differing function of the Lingual Gyrus, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lingual_gyrus, which if you read up on it even a little bit, it makes a lot of sense that we might just have slightly different brains.

I'm now a visual artist and I am a highly imaginative and creative type, so I'd not be surprised to find out that there was some link between this and being a highly visual person in general.

Hope this helps! Glad to find that I'm not the only one.
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Its not visual snow, its closed eye hallucination...
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Closed-eye_hallucination
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Friends turn this condition with practise...check this out...
http://www.world-of-lucid-dreaming.com/hypnagogic-state.html
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lm late to this topic but came across this post and may have some insight to add ! I too am aware of these tiny millions of colourful lights and some times flashes also appear whilst in a dark room...I noticed when I was a teenager and on up to my thirties now... still seeing these ! I don't think they are floaters as floaters are more protein based particles that float over the pupil.. a retinal detachment would be severe and one should seek medical attention... these dots and nodes seem to be what I now know to be called ETHERS.. and these ethers surround the whole human body acting as a force field, this is why it seems to be all around the room wherever you look but in fact surrounding ones entire body, they are known also as an AURA, check out : Kirlian photography https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirlian_photography

These tiny dots or ethers can be controlled by one using the power of the mind or WILL POWER which can be taught, the art is meditation ! if one learns to control these this leads onto a natural phenomenon... this is what is expressed in the movie star wars being the FORCE AWAKENS, your AWAKE (aware) and you see the (FORCE) tiny dots surrounding you... now the challenge is to mentally control these and send them in the required direction you choose, kinda like an X-man or X-women yes its an ancient science if you like to know more please do let me know... these dot n nodes energy field ties into a bigger magnetic grid and the rainbow and other energy fields... we see with our eyes only a portion of the electromagnetic grid, we don't see gamma rays, x-rays, infrared etc the portion we see is the white light from the suns rays but with a prism that white light is broken down into its primary colours, if you understand absorption and refraction then you understand how this energy from our sun plays such a big part on our sight, we have a solar plex area at the pit of our stomach or navel seat this area is a solar sun and reflects light also so one has the ability to draw light out of darkness this light is reflecting this energy field around the human body simply the human AURA...
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I have this too! I can control them by just thinking! I used to see just dots and sometimes bats but now I seem to be able to choose.
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Why couldn't I have found this sooner? As a kid I could control them. Sometimes I'd have to go to bed when I wasn't tired so I was left in the dark with my imagination. I could control these dots and make them move in any direction. After a bit shapes and objects would form from them. I liked looking to see what was created and what I could crate as well. Side note: when I look into the sky I see something different. Dots that are bigger. There are more black than white dots but they move in the same way. There are also less of them. I only noticed that RE entry because my eyes were always too sensitive to look into the sky. I just recently started paying attention to all this again and last night I kept open my eyes. I got to the point where u could control flows of the scattering dots into what I would call as a kid "rivers". But I couldn't control it for very long. A few seconds. It seems like something from the imagination to be able to control it. Maybe what helps us make dream pictures? Why isn't there more research on this haha
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Oh, and even though I stopped paying attention to them in the dark as I grew older, I never lost seeing them everytime I close my eyes. I think it's mostly because what happens on the inside of me feels real, whereas nobody I knew could see them with their eyes in the dark.
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Update to my comments: Cev is what it is called apparently. Also, the things I see in the sky are called blue sky sprites. Something that has to do with blood cells.
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Too late.. I saw those bilions dots since ever, though, there are nights where if there is no light in the room if i focused on looking at the dots (with closed eyes) i would see a VERY bright light, as if someone literally pointed with a flash light, and no it wasn't my imagination because it literally felt like a bright light pointed at me, even after i opened my eyes, so as a kid i kept my lamp on to avoid this, and lately it's not happening, maybe cuz i never tried to focus on the dots, anyway thanks for making that post, glad im not alone :D, tbh i knew i wasn't but as a kid i asked my mom and she said she can't see anything, i thought it was just me and my brother :) (also if i focus i can easily see the dots in day light, but in darkness it's easier).
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Soo I've seen this my whole life and when I was young I was told to ignore them cause they're normal
But last week I got high af and I swear to God like no joke at all I started looking at these static like pixels and they turned into matrix like code. Shit completely freaked me out I could see individual strands and could kinda make out my friends when in closed my eyes but through green coding. I looked up to stars and it was split into hexagon shapes that all connected like it was a chicken little plane part that theybmafe the fake sky outve under Meath thier ships I started completely flipping out I closed my eyes and looked down and had to take some breaths but I like came back too and was fine
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I think what a lot of you guys are seeing are the white blood cells shooting around your eyes like when you look at a blue sky I'm aware of this and can identify it but I get something a bit different it happens even in dim lit rooms its liked uniformed tiny fragments of light and if you centre your attention you can see sort of a symmetric vibrating shape if you pay close enough attention, it's even there with closed eyes and can be of different colours
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I started seeing them when I was like 14, never before I seen or noticed them, millions of black dots, I would say pulsating, or appearing and disappearing, flying in all random directions and irregular paths in a busy chaotic motion, like bees, maybe fruitflies.
I was mindblown when I first noticed them, they were so pronounced against a gray and cloudy sky. At first I I think I thought that I could actually see either the moisture particles in the air, because of the cloudy weather, or some electrostatic energy in the air due to a possibly upcoming storm.
I was still baffled cause they looked so real, and then I noticed them on a clear blue sky as well then I said to myself; maybe it's just something to do with the limits of our eyes... But now I know that what I was seeing was my own blood cells O.o


<a href="http://indianapublicmedia.org/amomentofscience/tiny-moving-dots/" rel="nofollow">http://indianapublicmedia.org/amomentofscience/...</a>

The only problem I have with this explanation is, that I find it weird, that they only manifest against the sky. Like the sky is their element, the only element where they can be seen. Somebody here said they saw them on a grey wall too, but I don't recall ever seeing them on a wall.
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Wow I cannot believe that I'm not the only one. I've had these dots since I was a child. I've told every doctor, and they all looked at me like I was crazy. Today I found out that it's energy!!! I not only see tiny tiny balls with white dots, but some look clear and every once in a while there are a few dark ones. I believe the dark ones are negative energy. We're not crazy, we're all normal :)
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I'm new here, and I've finally had the nerve to finally search this question. Late on the post, I know, but I've had these dots ever since I was a child. They come as different colours to me and I see them nearly all the time. They fly in all directions, sometimes they appear out of nowhere. Most of the time though I can control them. It kinda makes me feel different, but if everyone is saying they see them, maybe it is normal. Or maybe not. :-/
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It's the force. You must be a Jedi. Wanna join the dark side? We got t-shirts!
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I remember that from when I was younger. I don't see them anymore though.

If it doesn't bother you, it doesn't sound like anything to worry about.
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I've seen them. They're like floaters[1] but are smaller, faster, and there are more of them. I think that's just the liquid in your eyes doing funny reflections.

[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floater
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darmin
Its normal
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Late on the post... I have these dot things too, but I can only really see them when I look at a large patch of bright colour (like the sky on a clear day).

It's not floaters, stop saying it is :\.
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