About a week ago, I was drying my hair and saw something crawl through my bangs. I slapped at it quickly but it seemed to be nothing. Just my imagination. I didn’t give it much thought until the next morning when I saw it again.
“My eye spider”, as I have come to call it, is now my constant companion and has forced me to answer two important questions: (1) Are eye floaters dangerous? And (2) Is it possible to make peace with a spider living in your eye?
I Was A Little Frightened
First, I made an appointment with an optometrist, relieved that she could see me the following day. In the meantime, I sat in the dark to relieve the constant urge to watch the thing move around in my eye. Watching it gave me a little motion sickness, as the dark spot danced uncontrollably.