How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask DrRussMD Your Own Question
DrRussMD, Board Certified MD
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 65671
Experience:  Board certified Internal medicine and Integrative medicine. Many years of experience all areas.
Type Your Medical Question Here...
DrRussMD is online now

The last few nights I have been troubled by on awakening

This answer was rated:

The last few nights I have been troubled by on awakening during the night seeing strange objects in front of me and moving around the room and even landing on the ceiling. This
only happens during the night and only in darkness. I am 90 years of age and have all my faculties. Myright eye is the only eye affected.


There are many reasons this might happen.

An eye problem: since it is one eye, and you need an immediate exam.

A brain problem, such as a seizure less likely.

A state in an out of sleep where such phenomena can occur....doesn't sound like this, if you are fully awake.

I would start with an exam from your doctor today.

If that is clear, an opthalmologist should be consulted.

OK, so you might have more questions or want to give me more information: Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. Also, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent (5)—that’s how we are paid, per rating]. If you forgot something, just use reply and come back. I am here

DrRussMD and other Medical Specialists are ready to help you