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Should i be concerned that i see flashing lights after cataract surgery?

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Dr. Richard Witlin
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

The symptom of flashing lights, especially if combined with the sudden onset of floaters or the sensation of a curtain or veil across your vision, can be a sign of a retinal problem. You need to have your eyes checked and your pupils dilated by an eye doctor to be sure there is not a problem.

In brief: Yes

The symptom of flashing lights, especially if combined with the sudden onset of floaters or the sensation of a curtain or veil across your vision, can be a sign of a retinal problem. You need to have your eyes checked and your pupils dilated by an eye doctor to be sure there is not a problem.
Dr. Richard Witlin
Dr. Richard Witlin
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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Many times flash lights, or photopsias, can occur from the way light hits the implant; however, they can also be a sign of a retinal problem. Call your surgeon today.

In brief: Yes

Many times flash lights, or photopsias, can occur from the way light hits the implant; however, they can also be a sign of a retinal problem. Call your surgeon today.
Dr. Tim Conrad
Dr. Tim Conrad
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1 comment
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
This may be issues with the vitreous gel that supports the structure of your eye. Please see your eye surgeon tomorrow for a proper diagnosis. Feel better.
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