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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Effect is immediate: Your focusing eye elements will concentrate the sunlight and cause a burn if you hold steadily staring at the sun. This is difficult and painful to d ... Read More
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Dr. Ivy Fisher
44 years experience Pediatrics
Eyes ok: It is highly unlikely that continued staring in sunlight will damage your vision, as your checks have been normal. Hereon, I would wear a hat, sunbloc ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
I would: Return to eye specialist, might be retinal detachment, some ophthalmologists specialize in retinas and can help
Dr. Joseph Crapotta
Specializes in Retinal Surgery
Floaters/flashes: Hi. After blunt trauma with your new symptoms, you need to have a dilated retinal examination looking for possible retinal holes, tears of detachmen ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
19 years experience Retinal Surgery
Yes: No danger.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
31 years experience Cardiology
No: You should see a retina specialist and ask your question -- did you have a stroke ?
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Perozek
23 years experience Ophthalmology
See Eye MD: Be sure you saw an ophthalmologist. Even though the exam is normal, it could be a problem with the optic nerve, which is the cable that connects the ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Hard to say: OCT is a newer technology so a lot of things are not known about what their findings mean. However, a thinning retina is a cause for worry about what ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
19 years experience 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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Retinal holes: Retinal holes can either be observed or lasered. If the retinal hole is low risk, they are observed. If high risk (symptomatic, high near-sightednes ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Gee
15 years experience Retinal Surgery
Surgery now!: If your retina is detached, time is vision! The sooner your retina is repaired the more likely you are to regain vision lost, or prevent permanent vi ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience 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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