Phosphene 1

Phosphene 1

A phosphene is a phenomenon characterized by the experience of seeing light without light actually entering the eye. The word phosphene comes from the Greek words phos (light) and phainein (to show).

Phosphene 2

Phosphene 2

: a luminous impression that occurs when the retina undergoes nonluminous stimulation (as by pressure on the eyeball when the lid is closed) - Merriam-Webster

Phospene 3

Phospene 3