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Right eye new floaters and light flashes?

Right eye new floaters and light flashes?

Go to ER: If you've never had anything like this before, you should be seen by an ophthalmologist immediately to see if you're having a retinal detachment, which can be fixed with surgery to prevent permanent visual loss. Good luck! ...Read more

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See light flashes in my right eye?

See light  flashes in my  right eye?

Possible problem: The two most common causes of new light flashes are migraines, and retinal disturbances. The former are short term, but if the flashes are persistent, especially if accompanied by many floaters or changes in the vision, then you need to see your ophthalmologist right away to rule out retinal detachment versus vitreous detachment. ...Read more

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Flashing light in right eye with blurred vision mainly on periphery pain in eye . Missing period and sickness negative test?

Flashing light in right eye with blurred vision mainly on periphery pain in eye . Missing period and sickness negative test?

Possibly migraine: Hard to say but you may have migraine with associated flashing aura, likely stressed related, which also may affect your menstrual cycle. I advise having your eyes checked out by an eye md to make sure your eye (s) is (are) okay. ...Read more

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Green light in my left eye, blind spots, half vision?

Green light in my left eye, blind spots, half vision?

Very cryptic: Sorry but I'm not understanding what's going on and I don't understand the question either. You see a green light in your left eye or green lights in your left eye give you blind spots and half vision? Please clarify. ...Read more

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Blurred vision in right eye and new floaters?

Blurred vision in right eye and new floaters?

See an eye doc ASAP: Any new onset floaters with decreased vision requires a dilated examination with an eye doctor immediately. Though it is often only floaters (a normal change that causes the gel in the back of the eye to develop small cracks), it must be differentiated from a retinal hole, tear or detachment - which all require immediate treatment. See an eye doctor right away. ...Read more

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White or black flashing light off left side of left eye?

White or black flashing light off left side of left eye?

Vitreous tug: The vitreous jelly in the bag of the eye can push against the retina and cause this. Please get a full dilated exam to make sure that the retina is ok. ...Read more

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Temporary blurry vision with blind spot in right eye?

Temporary blurry vision with blind spot in right eye?

See an eye MD: It might be nothing or something as simple as a migraine. But it also could represent a blocked blood vessel that supplies the eye (almost like a mini stroke). You need to see an ophthalmologist who will determine whether any additional testing is required. ...Read more

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Large dark floater in right eye & today developed floater in left eye. Retinas ok but floaters are distorting vision. Would cognitive therapy help?

Large dark floater in right eye & today developed floater in left eye. Retinas ok but floaters are distorting vision. Would cognitive therapy help?

Maybe: Cbt or cognitive behavioral therapy can be quite helpful in dealing with floaters. Unfortunately, tackling the floaters directly is not always possible or advisable, so it is very helpful to learn to deal with the floaters. ...Read more

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Having flashes of light in the corner of left eye sometimes?

Having flashes of light in the corner of left eye sometimes?

Vitreous detachment: Most likely, this is a "vitreous detachment" or a separation of the vitreous from the back of the eye. If this persists or is accompanied by floaters or a curtain, see an ophthalmologist immediately. ...Read more

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In regards to retinal detachment, symptoms are red eye, blurry vision, black spots and lights, pain at times, noticeable dimness all in one eye only

In regards to retinal detachment, symptoms are red eye, blurry vision, black spots and lights, pain at times, noticeable dimness all in one eye only

Guarded Prognosis: Pain and red eye usually aren't associated with retinal detachment unless it is chronic or unless the eye has inflammation and the detachment is caused by a fluid build-up instead of a hole. Given your history there are other things that can dim vision, such as a blocked vessel. You should be carefully evaluated by a retina specialist to optimize your chances of recovery. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have sudden floater in my right eye only, blurred sight extreme migraine eye pain white streaks when moving eye. What can cause this?

I have sudden floater in my right eye only, blurred sight extreme migraine eye pain white streaks when moving eye. What can cause this?

Retinal lesion: Please see an eye doctor as soon as possible. What you described suggest a tear in the retina and may be retinal detachment. It can be treated, but you need to see eye doctor right away before it gets worse. Wish you good health. ...Read more

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I have very light 'constant' flickering(not flashes) in peripheral vision of both eyes(more in left) in dark since a week? Lattice review in 3 days.

I have very light 'constant' flickering(not flashes) in peripheral vision of both eyes(more in left) in dark since a week? Lattice review in 3 days.

See ophthalmologist: Flickers can be as simple as migraines or blood pressure changes, but can also be something like a retinal tear or hole which can quickly become an emergency. I highly suggest seeing an ophthalmologist for this as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Blurry vision, heaviness in two eye balls with pain in d eye ball?

Blurry vision, heaviness in two eye balls with pain in d eye ball?

See eye doctor: Symptoms described are significant, and may be due to something bad like glaucoma. Best to see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Zigzag black and white lines in eyes. Partial blindness after light glare or in light. Headache at vase of skull and left facial pain into nose.

Zigzag black and white lines in eyes. Partial blindness after light glare or in light. Headache at vase of skull and left facial pain into nose.

Migraine aura?: You could be describing the aura of a migraine attack. It is also possible based upon your description of headaches over just the left side of face that you could be describing symptoms of a cluster though visual aura in those sorts of headaches is rare. You could also be talking about someone who has extreme photophobia for other reasons such as cataract removal which then, can precipitate HA's. ...Read more

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Small circle/ring, dark shadow/"cig light coil" shaped; appears bottom or left of eye when blink fast/after light glare. Appears same spot/disappears?

Small circle/ring, dark shadow/"cig light coil" shaped; appears bottom or left of eye when blink fast/after light glare. Appears same spot/disappears?

Flashes ; floaters: The clear gel that fills eyeball is normally attached to all parts of the inside of the eye. As we get older it can become more liquid (watery) and detaches from the back of the retina causing flashes ; floaters. This can indicate a retinal tear. As the retina detaches, change or loss in your side vision is the next symptom. You should see your eye doctor to check the retina. ...Read more

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Constant flickers in my peripheral vision (mostly left eye) in dark since a couple of weeks.Checked with my retina specialist-no tear.Will it subside?

Constant flickers in my peripheral vision (mostly left eye) in dark since a couple of weeks.Checked with my retina specialist-no tear.Will it subside?

Yes: Once the vitreous separates from the retina, the flashes will subside. However, as long as there is traction there is a risk of a tear or detachment. ...Read more

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Is wavy vision in right eye a concern?

Is wavy vision in right eye a concern?

Yes: Wavy vision is not normal. There are a variety of causes, some of which are benign, such as dry eyes; but others are much more serious, such as macular degeneration. You need to see an eye md to determine what is going on and get aopropriste treatment. ...Read more