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Why am I seeing bright spots flying around? HELP!!

I have been seeing little bright spots flying around. It just happened when I stood up to use the restroom. What can cause this to happen??
Thanks!!
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351246 tn?1379685732
Hi
Thanks for writing to the forum!
“You may sometimes see small specks or clouds moving in your field of vision; they are called floaters. You can often see them when looking at a plain background, like a blank wall or blue sky. Floaters are actually tiny clumps of gel or cells inside the vitreous, the clear jelly-like fluid that fills the inside of your eye.

Floaters may look like specks, strands, webs or other shapes. Actually, what you are seeing are the shadows of floaters cast on the retina, the light-sensitive part of the eye.

However, the sudden appearance of a significant number of floaters, especially if they are accompanied by flashes of light or other vision disturbances, could indicate a retinal detachment or other serious problem in the eye. If you suddenly see new floaters, visit your eye doctor immediately.” Refer: http://www.allaboutvision.com/conditions/spotsfloats.htm

It is difficult to comment beyond this at this stage.  Please let me know if there is any thing else and do keep me posted. Take care!
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