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... That was about 3 days ago. The light flashes now happen frequently, and has also started happening in my left eye. This happens when my eyes are open or closed, in a dark room and in a lit room. ... (6 replies)
... My advice to anyone seeing flashes or a sudden appearance of floaters should see a retina specialist as soon as you can. ... (6 replies)
... I'm just going thru the same thing. Did a "google" and immediately made an appointment with a retina/vitreous specialist, as what I read indicated time was of the essence. In my case (5-10%) a retinal tear occured, which would lead to a retinal detachment and loss of vision in the affected eye.( up to this point I have had no eye concerns or problems) The doctor 'lasered' the... (6 replies)

... this is what you are dealing with, or not. BUT I have had this a few times over the last few YEARS, and I mean only like 4 times or so. They come as shimmers or flashes around the "outer" visual field. These were explained to me as occular migraines. ... (6 replies)
... outside my face from the middle of the forehead to the side, after a while the halo gets smaller, goes back to the side then disappears. The little zigzag lines are very prominent. It is very hard to explain. ... (5 replies)
... normal. My son has floaters, flashes and can actually see his blood pulsing in his field of vision. ... (1 replies)
... I found your post because I am having similar symptoms. I was struck in my right eye by a ball and (immediately) had a "vitreous detachment" (according to optometrist). For about 10 minutes I had a greenish bright distortion that covered about 1/4 of my visual field. I have -8.0 diopter contacts in both eyes and had been warned previously about being prone to retina... (6 replies)
... Thank you for the reply. I completely agree with you. I plan to go back to that hospital and insist on having my retinas examined. It's amazing to me, how lax they can be regarding a person's eyesight -and this is the "prestigious" NY Eye & Ear Infirmary. Just flooring. (6 replies)
... I am also a high myope (-10.5 contacts) and am at high risk for retinal detachment. I would be terrified if I had your symptoms and would insist on an emergency appointment with the retina specialist. My husband (long-standing type I diabetic) had retinal detachment symptoms and they made him wait almost 2 months. He is nearly blind in that eye now from waiting so long. Go to... (6 replies)
... Several years ago I developed a floater, along with a halo effect around light sources in my right eye. ... (3 replies)


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