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What could be causing me to see flashy zig zags in my eyes?

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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology

In brief: Ocular migraines!

Ocular migraines are a form of migraines that take place in the occipital cortex (part of the brain that interprets/controls vision).
They lack the severe headache as common migraines. The symptoms are usually all or mostly visual and are typically described as flashing of light or ziz-zag lights in the vision. They usually last less than 30 minutes and affect the vision out of both eyes.

In brief: Ocular migraines!

Ocular migraines are a form of migraines that take place in the occipital cortex (part of the brain that interprets/controls vision).
They lack the severe headache as common migraines. The symptoms are usually all or mostly visual and are typically described as flashing of light or ziz-zag lights in the vision. They usually last less than 30 minutes and affect the vision out of both eyes.
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Scotoma

Part of migraiine prodrome scotia is the fancy name.

In brief: Scotoma

Part of migraiine prodrome scotia is the fancy name.
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