Why is it when something hits your head, you see white below your eyes?

I got hit with a soccer ball today (on my forehead) and I blinked and saw white like below my eyes…

Answer #1

It comes from your occipital lobe hitting your skull. When pressure is put on your eyes, you’ll see dots or colored slashes called phosophenes. Essentially, they’re physically induced hallucinations.

You may also see things without suffering from head trauma; when looking into the sky or at something white like a computer screen or paper, you can see lines. It’s been theorized that you’re actually seeing the blood moving through capillaries in your retinas. Floaters, or circles you may randomly see, are debris caught in the jelly the eye itself.

Answer #2

Thank you :)

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