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sablehilt 09-26-2012 11:36 PM

Permanent eye damage done.
 
Hey everyone so I have been fascinated with lasers since about age 13. I bought my first greeny from deal extreme it was advertised as 25mW I never used goggles but I never shined it directly in my eyes but ever since I was 14 I have a tiny black blur in my vision it looks like those circles when you look into the sky except it is black. Now I have a 1watt blue laser and I use safety glasses every time I use it but now I noticed another black blurry dot in my line of vision. I still have 20/20 vision but I see 2 tiny black specs whenever I look at a bright surface. These black spots are not a big deal to me as I barely notice them but I'm wondering how I got them if I always use goggle and never got a direct hit in my eyes.

The Baron 09-27-2012 12:50 AM

Re: Permanent eye damage done.
 
Im thinking it could be something unrelated to the lasers

InfinitusEquitas 09-27-2012 01:59 AM

Re: Permanent eye damage done.
 
Have you consulted with an ophthalmologist?

I mean unless you're completely out of it (drunk, high, etc,.), there is just no way you will catch a laser beam, and not notice it.

Haloid95 09-27-2012 02:37 AM

Re: Permanent eye damage done.
 
Do you think it might be a floater? And Infinitus is right, if you did damage to your eye because of lasers you probably would of felt something.

sablehilt 09-28-2012 08:41 PM

Re: Permanent eye damage done.
 
I looked into floaters and I realized that i have nothing to worry about my symptom are nothing to worry about since my floaters don't effect my vision and they haven't changed. However if my symptoms get worse then I will consult a specialist. Thanks for the replies guys.

danefex 09-28-2012 08:48 PM

Re: Permanent eye damage done.
 
If I were you I'd get it looked into anyways. A specialist may be able to detect something starting that could develop into a serious & possibly untreatable problem in your future. It's just my .02 but they're you eyes man, what harm is there in having a professional exam done to determine is anything is seriously wrong?

:beer:

daawood123 09-28-2012 10:15 PM

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Sounds like floaters to me, have several myself. Best to get it checked out just in case. Better safe than sorry.

InfinitusEquitas 09-29-2012 05:27 AM

Re: Permanent eye damage done.
 
Is this somewhat like what you're seeing?

http://i.imgur.com/badqA.gif

Things 09-29-2012 06:05 AM

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Definitely floaters. You usually don't notice permanent eye damage as your brain compensates for it over time, whereas floaters are constant changing so they do not. Only the doc will be able to tel you if there is any damage if you don't know you took a direct hit yourself.

sablehilt 09-29-2012 08:07 AM

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@ the picture, yes that's what it is like. And yeah I guess I'll get it checked out.

Keiichi tsuchiya 10-25-2012 01:09 AM

Re: Permanent eye damage done.
 
i see those little things too but i never got hit by a laser before ....i think is normal the eye

awillis2589 10-25-2012 01:36 AM

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Wow I've got these too. Didn't think anything of them till reading this.

Extremeshade 10-25-2012 02:09 AM

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Interesting...I also have those :/

InfinitusEquitas 10-25-2012 02:43 PM

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They are not the result of laser damage, but yeah... sucks :(

The Baron 10-25-2012 02:53 PM

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Do you guys always see these things? Or only in certain conditions?

Keiichi tsuchiya 10-25-2012 02:57 PM

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i often see it when theres to much sunlight ...but sometimes i just see it


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