Thank you so much for your reply.
It is likely that you were experincing the shadow of the inferior lens opacity, cornea or retinal scar due to change or lag in accomodation. Normally, when you are in bright light, light easily passes through the lens, but when you are in the dark and change to bright light, the lag in accommodation causes the shadow created by any opacity or scar to be seen until full accommodation is completed - and things become clear again.
It is likely that the incident that happened during your navy years could have been a cornea abrasion. If not properly managed or it was infected at the time, it could have left a small scar off your normal axis is vision, but could be noticed with change in lighting of the room as in the movie.
The other possibility is that the lens inside your eye is developing early cataract on the inferior portion which slows light passing when change from dark to light compared to other areas of the lens without much or any early cataract. Another option though less likely is a retinal scar at the back of the eye. I suggest that you consider a follow-up visit to your doctor for complete eye examination to exclude any retinal problem. Finally, I suggest that you use preservative free tear drop such Refresh or Genteal drop as needed whenever you feel any sensation of dry eyes
I suggest that you request for your eye doctor to recommend the best low vision
specialist inb your area - I trust that they will assist you with making such glasses
or contacts. May God bless.
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