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Weird circles in vision

Hello Doctor, I recently noticed that when I'm in the outside light and when I look somewhere, I see light gray circles moving and changing fast. It is difficult to describe. I only have it in the outside light. Otherwise, I see well, I was on a dilated eye examination in January and everything was fine except for astigmatism. I don't even know how long I have it, I basically see it mainly when I focus on it or when I think about it, or more often when I stare at something. It's a weird. What could it be? It's not Floaters, this is bigger. Thank you. Male, 20yo.
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Read the section in Wikipedia on entoptic phenomena,  read carefully the Blue Field Entopic phenomena  LINK  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_field_entoptic_phenomenon  That would be the most common cause and many many posts here about people noticing the same.
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Thank you for your reply. They just aren't dots or floaters. What I am describing are much larger circles. Also not related to eye movement. I have no idea what it could be.
Did you see an Eye MD ophthalmologist for you dilated exam? If you saw non-MD optometrist, see eye MD ophthalmologist. If did see Eye MD and troubles you see a retina specialist Eye MD ophthalmologist.
My dilated eye exam was done by the Eye MD ophthalmologist with over 20 years of experience. (In the country where I live, an optometrist cannot do a dilated exam.) Since I only see it in specific situations, can it be related to the cardiovascular system or something else? I don't have any heart problems, I'm just guessing if it can be something else than eye problem. Thanks.
Rarely, most are related to the eyes, the visual pathway or the brain.
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