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Can a vitreous hemorrhage cause flashes with or without retinal tear?
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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
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In brief: Yes
An eye doctor, especially a retina specialist, can determine what is going on exactly.
If the vitreous hemorrhage is from a posterior vitreous detachment (with or without a retinal tear or detachment), it can occur with flashing lights.

In brief: Yes
An eye doctor, especially a retina specialist, can determine what is going on exactly.
If the vitreous hemorrhage is from a posterior vitreous detachment (with or without a retinal tear or detachment), it can occur with flashing lights.
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Dr. Stephen Khachikian
Ophthalmology
In brief: Yes depends
Yes this is possible especially if the vitreous hemorrhage is caused from a vitreous detachement which is different from a retinal detachment.
Patients with a vitreous hemorrhage from a vitreous detachment should be watched to ensure they do not develop retinal detachment.

In brief: Yes depends
Yes this is possible especially if the vitreous hemorrhage is caused from a vitreous detachement which is different from a retinal detachment.
Patients with a vitreous hemorrhage from a vitreous detachment should be watched to ensure they do not develop retinal detachment.
Dr. Stephen Khachikian
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