Those stars and colors you see when you rub your eyes are phosphenes

Those stars and colors you see when you rub your eyes are phosphenes

How often do you see stars and colors?┬áVisual sensations evoked by stimuli other than luminance changes are called phosphenes. Phosphenes may be an early symptom in a variety of diseases of the retina or of the visual pathways, but healthy individuals may perceive them as well. Phosphene-like phenomena are perhaps the most common side effect […]