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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience in Retinal Surgery
See below: New/worse eye floaters, flashing lights, and/or loss of peripheral vision (like a curtain or veil in one's vision) are symptoms. Rarely it can occur w ... Read More

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Visual changes: When the retina tears (usually leading to retinal detachment) you will experience light flashes and streaks even with the eyes shut, large quantities ... Read More
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Retinal tear: Dont wait. Go to the er , where there is usually an ophthamologist on call.
A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience in Ophthalmology
Flashes and floaters: Typically patients will note flashing lights particularly at night. They may also note floating 'specks' in their vision caused by loose bits of the ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience in Ophthalmology
Varied: Detachments: flashing lights, floaters, loss of side vision. Macular degeneration: distortion and loss of central vision. Macular edema: blurring an ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Svetlana Pilyugina
17 years experience in Ophthalmology
Multiple Causes: "retinal lesions" is a very broad term, describing pretty much any finding located in the retina. The broad categories include infection, inflammatio ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Lee
20 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vision loss: It depends on the kind but mostly it will lead to vision loss.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. Michael Lambert
43 years experience in Retinal Surgery
Many things: Retinal lesions can vary from simple and benign pigmented lesions to infections to tumors. Only a complete retinal exam can determine the cause. You ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. Michael Lambert
43 years experience in Retinal Surgery
Many things: Retinal lesions can vary from simple and benign pigmented lesions to infections to tumors. Only a complete retinal exam can determine the cause. You ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience in Ophthalmology
Decreased vision: Retinal inflammation (retinitis) is usually painless, but can lead to severe vision loss. Some patients notice floaters and blind spots as well as a g ... Read More

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