- Seizures caused a Washington man to have visual hallucinations
- He was diagnosed with epilepsy in the region of the brain that controls vision, color and motion
(CNN)At first, he would see a colorful circle. It would grow a shimmering, flashing tail "dripping" down, which he compared to fireworks. "It's beautiful!" he said of one of these episodes -- but they gave him headaches, blinded him when they occurred and left a visual deficit in the right field of his vision for minutes after they subsided.