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Light flashes in eye. Can it be anything else but a detached retina?
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Dr. Bernard Godley
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
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In brief: Yes
There are many retina disorders which can cause flashing lights.
The most common one is a posterior vitreous detachment. This symptom is a red flag and you should see an ophthalmologist and have a dilated exam, and if needed, referral to a retina specialist.

In brief: Yes
There are many retina disorders which can cause flashing lights.
The most common one is a posterior vitreous detachment. This symptom is a red flag and you should see an ophthalmologist and have a dilated exam, and if needed, referral to a retina specialist.
Dr. Bernard Godley
Dr. Bernard Godley
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Dr. Ari Weitzner
Ophthalmology
In brief: Sure!
Migraine, occipital lobe avm, vitreous separation.
But you must get retinal tear/detachment ruled out promptly by ophthalmologist.

In brief: Sure!
Migraine, occipital lobe avm, vitreous separation.
But you must get retinal tear/detachment ruled out promptly by ophthalmologist.
Dr. Ari Weitzner
Dr. Ari Weitzner
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