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Vision Problems Taking Over

First, I do have health anxiety, for which I take medicine (Zoloft) and also get professional help.

Lately, my anxiety revolves around my vision. It started with that weird afterimage that a handful of other people on this board experience.

But now I can't stop noticing all sorts of things about my eyes! Suddenly I see my nose, floaters, and veins, and then, starting yesterday, my eyelid began twitching.

Is it possible that I'm just focusing too much on my eyes? Is it true that our brains "block out" alot of extra noise in our vision, but when we become anxious about our eyesight, these things become visible again? Our our brains really that powerful!?!?!?!

I go to the opthamologist on Monday. Am very afraid they will order an MRI for the afterimage, and then I will just worry more. Sigh.
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The answers to the questions in paragraph four: yes, yes, yes.

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I have the exact same symptoms after taking Zoloft - did you ever figure it out?
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