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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
This is NORMAL: Its because you are NOTICING THEM!!! Hope this helps!\ Dr Z

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Gaya
29 years experience Neurology
Visual after image: Visual after image is a common normal visual phenomena. It is seen in higher frequency in patients with migraines. Palinopsia, an exagerated prolonged ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
53 years experience Ophthalmology
July 4th Sparklers: Flashes due to retinal issues or vitreous gel issues are typically off to the side and can occur in bright or dim environments. They are typically de ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Laborde
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Avoid excess UV: Well,,after images and retinal burns are two very different things. After images can occur in normal light level settings and resolve in seconds with ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
More detail: Describe what you are experiencing in more detail.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Exam: Have your eyes examined. It may be a problem with your retina, lens, or cornea. Floaters are always a possibility, but since you feel that your sympto ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Difficult to tell: Without an exam. Can you try to draw the symptom to show to your ophthalmologist or neurologist? Your symptoms could be palinopsia, visual aura, vit ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierre Guibor
55 years experience Ophthalmology
Migraine Syndrome: You may have migraine syndrome, however, you should see an opthalmologist to rule out glaucoma, cataracts or other ocular pathology.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Campbell
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Take a break: Staring at a computer screen for long periods of time causes eye fatigue. Without going into the physiology of the retina, you need to limit your time ... Read More

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