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A 24-year-old male asked:

Poked in eye, went to er (corneal abrasion dx), saw opto(metrist) who performed retinal scan which normal, see floaters, now seeing flashing lights?

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Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
I would: Return to eye specialist, might be retinal detachment, some ophthalmologists specialize in retinas and can help
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Dr. Joseph Crapotta
Specializes in Ophthalmology - 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 detachment. Dr. C
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Last updated Jan 3, 2022

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