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Is It Normal To See Stars And Flashing From Eye Strain
No: Stars and flashing lights not related to trauma or rubbing the eyes could be a problem either within the retina or the brain. Thus, should have an eye exam to rule out a retinal issue, especially with the combinations of flashing lights, new floaters, and a shade/curtain over your vision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Teen& having white flashes blocking vision for short time ,when i was 5-7 same would happen but for 8-15 mins my eyes look normal though strained?
Eyes check ASAP: About 7 out of 10 people experience floaters at some point during their lives. Sometimes flashes of light, or flashes, are experienced with floaters. Floaters and flashes are very common and are usually not a sign of a dangerous medical condition. However, if both floaters and flashes begin suddenly, it may indicate a more serious eye problem, such as a retinal tear or retinal detachment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How close does lightning have to strike to cause a corneal flash burn? How can one tell a flash burn from eye strain?
Yes: Age-related refractive error changes are usually inevitable. As we get older the lens in our eye changes and its ability to bend light changes thus affecting refractive error. As we get older we also lose her ability to focus up close, a condition called as presbyopia. A few unlucky patients who are very nearsighted may also have progression of their myopia as they age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When i look around normally without straining my eyes i often feel sick even if what I am looking at is still i will still feel sick also headaches.
My eyes feel weird. Like I feel like I can't see right. It started then i started having anxiety is this related? I was playing s video game and then next thing you know my eyes feel heavy and wierd. Wasn't straining my eyes cause the TV is huge
Possibly: Auras are usually flashing lights or lightning patterns seen either alone or as a precursor to a migraine. If alone, they are often called ocular migraines, and tend to resolve within an hour. Migraines can be triggered by may different stressors, so straining your eyes could do it. If you experience new auras, or visul symptoms that do not disappear, please see your eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If i strain to look out of the corner of my eyes, I have instances where my peripheral vision seems brighter(like looking at a bright bulb).Normal?
Depends: There are many built in defenses against looking directly at sun, so you might be having an exaggeration of normal defense. If this happens every time and is not part of extraordinary sun gazing, you might consider having a visit with your ophthalmologist to see if there is any problem starting with your eyes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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