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I see strobe light flashes on the side of my eyes. What is this?
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Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Get checked
Much like you feel pain when you pull on your skin, you see flashes when something tugs on your retina.
It is usually a sign of the vitreous (the gel in your eye) shrinking and pulling on your retina and this can result in a retinal tear. You should get checked by an eye doc asap.

In brief: Get checked
Much like you feel pain when you pull on your skin, you see flashes when something tugs on your retina.
It is usually a sign of the vitreous (the gel in your eye) shrinking and pulling on your retina and this can result in a retinal tear. You should get checked by an eye doc asap.
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