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What does it mean when you have white flashes in the corner of your eye?

What does it mean when you have white flashes in the corner of your eye?

Depends: Flashes can be due to retinal stimulation or to migraine-like decreased blood flow to the brain. If accompaniedby spots in front of the eyes or associated with headaches, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I am seeing things out of the corner of my eyes?

What does it mean if I am seeing things out of the corner of my eyes?

Many possibilities: For this problem, you need to see your own physician for a personal, comprehensive evaluation. Depending on when and in what circumstances "seeing things out of the corner of my eyes" happens, there are many possible causes. It could be anything from a medication or drug side effect, to actively hallucinating in a psychotic illness. Very wide range of possibilities there. ...Read more

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What does it mean when i see lights flashing out of the corner of my eye?

What does it mean when i see lights flashing out of the corner of my eye?

Don't ignore flashes: If you are suddenly seeing flashing lights you should have a dilated retinal examination, particularly if there are also floaters in your vision and if the flashes are brief and recurring. There are several possible causes but perhaps the most concerning is a retinal tear, which can lead to a vision-damaging retinal detachment. Don't ignore these symptoms. ...Read more

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Left eye tearing in one corner constantly but nowhere else. What does this mean?

Left eye tearing in one corner constantly but nowhere else. What does this mean?

Nasolacrimal issue: You might have insufficiency of lacrimal tear drainage. This can be easily assessed by your eye care physician. The rx is based on whatever is the true cause. ...Read more

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Sometimes I see flickering stream of light on the corner of my eye. Is this normal? What does this mean?

Sometimes I see flickering stream of light on the corner of my eye. Is this normal? What does this mean?

Flashes, floaters: Flashes of light occur when the retina is stimulated. As the gel in the back of the eye slowly peels off the retina it can cause a flashing sensation. This may be associated with floaters. Also, people can develop ocular migraines with or without the associated headache. Your condition may be related to either of the above; see an eye doctor either way. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have peripheral hallucinations from the corner of my eye? Not a drug user.

What does it mean when I have peripheral hallucinations from the corner of my eye?  Not a drug user.

Visual halluc's: Visual is most likely related to something organic from eyes all the way to the back of brain (cerebellum). Consult a neurologist. ...Read more

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The outward corner of my left eye twitches starts twitching at random moments. It's really weird.. What does it mean?

The  outward corner of my left eye twitches starts twitching at random moments.  It's really weird..  What does it mean?

myokymia: Usually resolves on its own, but work on lubricating the eye well, reducing stress and increasing sleep, avoid excessive caffeine. If it persists more than 3 months, you will need a workup. ...Read more

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What could cause a tiny light flash in the outer corner of your eye?

What could cause a tiny light flash in the outer corner of your eye?

Get checked quickly: Flashing lights in the periphery of your vision can mean a tear in your retina. You need to be evaluated right away to make sure that if you do it is treated before a retinal detachment develops. ...Read more

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Whats the morning crust you get in the corner of your eye called and why do you get it?

Whats the morning crust you get in the corner of your eye called and why do you get it?

Crusty eye: In a healthy person, the crust is usually dried mucus, which forms when the tears dry at night. This can be gently washed away at the sink or shower. For people with allergies, the mucus buildup may be greater. In someone with a cold, greater discharge may form if the person develops pinkeye. ...Read more

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