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Can retinal detachment happen without flashes(retinal traction)?

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Dr. Alan Jackson
Addiction Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes.

Although the flashes usually, not always precede a retinal detachment.
Not all flashing lights mean a retinal detachment!

In brief: Yes.

Although the flashes usually, not always precede a retinal detachment.
Not all flashing lights mean a retinal detachment!
Dr. Alan Jackson
Dr. Alan Jackson
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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

New or worse floaters and/or flashing lights and/or loss of peripheral vision requires an urgent dilated retinal examination.

In brief: Yes

New or worse floaters and/or flashing lights and/or loss of peripheral vision requires an urgent dilated retinal examination.
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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