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Causes Of Seeing Zigzag Lines
Migraine: Visual migraines cause this.Get a more detailed answer ›
The last couple days i've had a minor headache. Now i started seeing zigzag lines, in color. What could be wrong?
Well, the last couple days I've actually relaxed and a minor headache. But today, I started seeing zigzag lines, like prism?
May be floaters: Floaters are due to imperfections in the clear gel inside the eyeball, and tend to become noticeable as a person ages. Floaters occur in many people, and sometimes are more noticeable if one is looking at a plain blank surface such as a blue sky. Large numbers of floaters, noticeably increasing floaters, flashes of light, changes in vision, etc..., should be evaluated by an md eye doctor. ...Read more
May be infection: You may have infection, but you need to clarify your source which is what part of body. You need evaluation. ...Read more
More info needed: Could be a lot of things. If they shimmer, move around and you get a headache might be migraine. If it's just one eye go get checked now particularly if the spots seem to flash. If it reminds you of a bug flying around could be a harmless "floater." i'm assuming these are spots before your eyes and not spots like a rash. ...Read more
May be serious: Bright dots are potentially a sign of a retinal tear or detachment and immediate evaluation is indicated. Other possible causes include intraocular inflammation and stimulation of the retina due to normal aging changes of the vitreous gel in the back of the eye. If you are currently seeing bright dots, call an eye doctor immediately. ...Read more
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