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Flashing Light In Left Eye
Seen flash of light in left eye following tingly icy feeling in left side of face, chest, arm, enlarged pupils, shaking. Er only checked heart. Help!
Second opinion: You should return to the er or go to a different er. Your symptoms are concerning. You should also call your primary care doctor. ...Read more
Opthalmologist: This may be a nonserious vitreous detachment but could also be caused by a retinal detachment which is very serious. In any event you will need an examination by an ophthalmologist as soon as possible. If you can't get a prompt appointment, go to an eye and ear clinic as an emergency patient. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
33 wk preg, highly myopic, see flashes of small spot light in left eye, no headache, light headed...Bp normal n pulse rate 82. Sud i be concern?
Dear doctors. Why do little flashes of light appear in my left eye in a half circle? It looked like the letter "c" flashing little squares and as it started to go away, it became wider and wider till i did not see it at all. This is the first time this h
Everytime I look to the left then right with my eyes real quick I see a black flash with my left eye?
Interesting: I would suspect a "floater" in the fluid that fiils the eyeball. There also complex circuitry in the brain affecting your perception of vision as the eyes move quickly, so if you do this fast enough, maybe you're overriding the system. If any other symptoms such as pain, double vision, blurry vision; certainly consider an appointment for a complete eye exam and visual field assessment. ...Read more
Sometimes lately, especially in the morning, i see little tiny flashes/ flickers in the far left corner of my left eye. Should i be really worried?
Not as long as it's: Tiny, flickering flashes. If you see a whole lot of flashes or floaters coming down like a curtain, that would be an emergency. You'd then need to call your eye doctor, and go to the nearest er. If it's bothering you in increased frequency, then you call see your eye doctor, and discuss whether or not you need to come in for an exam. ...Read more
I have just started getting flashes in my left eye. How serious is this?
And do I need to see a dr. Immediatily? I don't have insurance. Please advise me. Thankyou
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