A 30-year-old member asked:

Blind spot in vision; also like a sparkly prism?

1 doctor answer11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 54 years experience
Migraine: You have described a typical pattern for occipital migraine, a condition affecting the circulation to the occipital lobe - the visual information processing part of the brain. These are benign, annoying but come from nothing and lead to nothing. Most are over in 5 minutes to 1 hour. If you get another, cover one eye, then the other and you will notice the sparkles in the same 1/2 of each eye.
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 45 years experience
If it is only in 1 eye, call your eye doc or go to ER to make sure you don't have a retinal detachment
Apr 6, 2012
Last updated Jan 30, 2020
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