I feel a strange glitch in my vision. It is quite big and takes up a large portion of my central vision. It is neither a shadow nor a flash, it looks like a greasy fingerprint smudge in my vision which disappears quickly. It happens when I blink, but mostly occurs when my eyes move quickly. I have had it for the past few days and I do not know if it is anything to be concerned about. Please help.
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As per your description of symptoms it looks to be non-pathological. It can be due to dryness in the eyes. It will occur when a thick eye secretion covers the cornea, once you blink it will get clear. This needs to be treated with artificial tear drops used hourly.
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Thank you doctor,
Now my mind is at ease. The intermittent nature of it and rarity suggest that it might be due to dryness but I am not sure. As you said, I will try the artificial tear drops and see if it clears up. Can you prescribe me any artificial tear drop? Is there any other measures to do along with it?
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