object seen while swimming

Diana van Driel dianavd at eye.usyd.edu.au
Mon Apr 15 19:00:24 EST 1996


>anatomy, blood, objects in
>
>This seems a bit cookey and I have forgotten to mention it to
> anyone, but
> when I swim I see little things floating which I think are in my
> eyelids.
>two different forms float past.  One looks like a bunch of
> circles
>attached on the sides and open at one end.  the other paritcle
> is like a
>piece of RNA ( a squiglley thin tube with little beads in it
>at various
>places.  Now don't think I've gone off my rocker.  I haven't.
>  I see these
>things all the time wearing goggles and swimming with my
> head in the
>water.
>
They're just floaters (no pun intended!). Probably you only notice them
while swimming, but they are around at other times.

Diana van Driel
Dept Ophthalmology
Sydney University
AUSTRALIA 2006





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