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A 26-year-old female asked:

The last couple months, i see slow flashes of light in my peripheral vision in right eye. it lasts a few seconds and goes away when i move my eyes?

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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 23 years experience
When rt eye closed?: How do you know it's in your right EYE (as opposed to right FIELD of VISION)? Do the flashes of light (fol) go away when you close the right eye? Do the fol only appear on the right side of your body? Both eyes contribute to the sense of vision on the right side. Either retina could've detached, or you could've some other problem. 1st step: See an ophthalmologist for a complete eye exam. Good luck
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