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... Hello All, Just the other day, I noticed, that when I moved my eyes to the right, or look down or up, I would get this flash of light, but only on the left side of my left eye. The right one is fine.. It almost looks like a lightening strike!!! It scares me... I am 56 years old, and I keep up on all my eye health. ... (2 replies)
... I received a blow to my right eye about 2 weeks ago and since that i have been getting the odd flash of light in the corner of my right eye,maybe three times a day .I also see the vision gets slightly blurred when i look in a particular direction but when i look straight ahead its ok . ... (2 replies)
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... I just experienced a very strange symptom which I am not sure if I have ever experienced before. I was in a dimly lit room and using my laptop, and all of a sudden a tiny ball of light appeared in the top corner of my left eye. It sort of sparkled or resembled a ball of electricity. ... (3 replies)
... I see a ball of light in my peripheral vision that goes from the bottom of my eye and drifts to the top of my eye. It floats upwards and is not a flash of light or a floater. ... (6 replies)
... in glasses. I was recently seen by an optho for cloudy vision in my right eye. She diagnosed me with "dry eye" and told me to lay off of my lenses and keep my eyes lubricated. ... (6 replies)
... That was a few months ago, and the flash of light is barely noticeable now. ... (4 replies)
... I just started with the same thing Saturday after moving a ton of wood pellets. Don't know if I poped something or what. I have ITP and Glaucoma. ... (4 replies)
... Yo, Stella! I originally went on the Healthboards a long time ago, back when my anxiety and panic disorder were worse, hence the board name of Anxiety Man. I'm better now, and once tried to change the name to something else, but found I couldn't. So, "ohhh well", I'll hang with the nervous aka. ... (12 replies)
... I've had that for years on and off and real bad in my left eye since May, everytime I blink! ... (12 replies)
... I see a flash of "stars" or light in the upper rt. part of my left eye. I checked up on "detached retina" on Google, but I don't think that's the problem, fortunately. Has anyone else had this to happen? ... (12 replies)
... For me.. this has been going on for about 6 months or so I think. Sometimes I get a blue flash of light in the eye too. Lasts just a few seconds. ... (5 replies)
... first I thought I was imagining it as I had been worrying about other health problems and I wondered whether I was being paranoid. I still am slightly sceptical of this because if I can stop thinking about it I don't tend to see it.. ... (1 replies)
... Although opticians may express an opinion, they are not really qualified to give medical advice about retinal problems. The flashing lights are a warning sign so you should really have your eye checked by an opthalmologist (a eye doctor). (2 replies)
... A retinal tear or detachment can cause flashes. More likely though, it's post vitreous detachment, a normal process of aging where the jelly in the eye pulls away from the interior walls. The tugging stimulates the nerves and that is seen as light flashes. ... (1 replies)
Eye floaters?
Feb 21, 2009
... I have these too. In December, I woke up in the middle of the night with a flash of light in my left eye. The flashing continued off and on for three more days until I could get an appointment with an opthomologist. ... (17 replies)
... Further to what Brian said, a retinal detachment would result in loss of vision in that area of the retiina. I would think, also, that it would involve more than one flash. ... (3 replies)
... It is doubtful that this is of any importance unless it is repeated. There are all sorts of reasons for this sort of incident, particularly if you have no other symptoms such as headache or chest pains or tingling of fingers. ... (3 replies)
... All of these symptoms are typical of PVD so it is surprising that your opthalmologist did not tell you that. ... (11 replies)
... I am at a loss. I was diagnosed with a Posterial vitreous detachment. I have floaters and a circle flash that appears whenever I move my eye. It disappears as soon as my eye stops moving. My regular eye doctor can not see any retinal damage. ... (11 replies)


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