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Can you cure seeing bright lights in your vision? I was looking and seen a bright light from the sun reflecting on my tv and now i always see it? Help

Can you cure seeing bright lights in your vision? I was looking and seen a bright light from the sun reflecting on my tv and now i always see it? Help

See your eye doctor: Usually when there's reflection of the sun off glass that you happen to catch, it does leave an after image that usually fades. Depending on how long you were staring at it, or if was momentary, will be good to share with your eye specialist. People who stare at the sun can cause another condition which is solar retinopathy. In either case, you want to have your eye specialist examine your eyes, and do a dilated exam so they can see your retina. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more


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Why do I keep seeing stuff like bright lights with my vision? My eyesight is healthy and I have glasses? What is this?

Why do I keep seeing stuff like bright lights with my vision? My eyesight is healthy and I have glasses? What is this?

Many causes: There are many causes of seeing lights in normal eyes ie migraine, pvdetachment, vitreous traction etc. Neuro ophthalmic examination is in order. ...Read more

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What could cause someone to see small, bright dots of light in their field of vision?

What could cause someone to see small, bright dots of light in their field of vision?

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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Blepharatis causing vision changes? I see blurry or sometimes i see very very bright or other times i just see normal or very foggy why is that?

Blepharatis causing vision changes? I see blurry or sometimes i see very very bright or other times i just see normal or very foggy why is that?

Maybe: Blepharitis can cause a poor tear film which can affect your vision. If you have been diagnosed with blepharitis, perform lid hygiene with warm compresses and baby shampoo lid scrubs twice daily. Also use artificial tears. If this doesn't help, see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I sometimes see bright lights in my peripheral vision. What does it mean?

I sometimes see bright lights in my peripheral vision.  What does it mean?

Flashing lights: Some flashing lights are caused by a retinal tear or hole. You should consider seeing a local ophthalmologist if the flashing continues, since not all flashes are benign. Retinal tears can lead to retinal detachments, which can cause blindness. ...Read more

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Why do I see colors in the field of vision every time i look into a bright light?

Why do I see colors in the field of vision every time i look into a bright light?

Visual phenomenon : Bright light bleaches the cells in the retina which relay information to the brain. When bleached, the nerve signals they emit are not accurate of the outside world. They cause the brain to interpret persistent colored lights, this fades as the cells recover. ...Read more

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I see floating objects in my vision when exposed to sunshine or any bright light. Is this normal?

I see floating objects in my vision when exposed to sunshine or any bright light. Is this normal?

Floaters: This is perfectly normal, although new onset floaters may carry up to a 10% risk of a retinal tear. You should get a dilated eye exam. ...Read more

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What couldit be? mutlipe myloma wBlinding bright white light in the mrng and shakey vision and not focused for 5 to 7 mins Cant see. Pupils very small

What couldit be? mutlipe myloma wBlinding bright white light in the mrng and shakey vision and not focused for 5 to 7 mins Cant see. Pupils very small

Shaky vision: If this is only a phenomenon that occurs upon awakening in the morning and your vision is fine the rest of the time, it doesn't appear that you have a serious eye problem. Perhaps it takes a little time for your focus to regulate. Sometimes fluctuations in blood sugar cause transient visual blurring. If you still have further concerns about your eyes or vision, consult an ophthalmologist for advic ...Read more

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Seeing about 20 to 30 small pinpoint silver sparks in vision but I only notice them When it's daylight or in bright lighting?

Seeing about 20 to 30 small pinpoint silver sparks in vision but I only notice them When it's daylight or in bright lighting?

Ophthalmologist: See your ophthalmologist who will check you for vitreous detachment. Retinal problems are less likely but still should be ruled out by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I had a TBI a couple years ago, & for the the past year been seeing bright white dots in my vision, & colored shapes. Is it seizure related?

I had a TBI a couple years ago, & for the the past year been seeing bright white dots in my vision, & colored shapes. Is it seizure related?

Check eye: Sounds more like issues with vitreous or retinal changes, such as floaters or detachments, and the colored shapes and bright dots could also be secondary to post-traumatic complex migraine events. Could use a prophylactic anti-migraine drug, and see if events depart. ...Read more