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Why do I sometimes have red eye, pain in eyes and flashing lights?

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Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Visit a Doctor

When you are experiencing symptoms like the ones you are describing, the best recommendation is to visit an ophthalmologist they will conduct a dilated exam to see what is causing those flashing lights.

In brief: Visit a Doctor

When you are experiencing symptoms like the ones you are describing, the best recommendation is to visit an ophthalmologist they will conduct a dilated exam to see what is causing those flashing lights.
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
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Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not connected

Red eyes can be caused by many issues: dryness (use tears), allergy (tears and over the counter allergy drops), infection (see an eye doctor).
Pain in the eye can be related to any of the issues above but if persistent needs to be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. Flashing lights can be a sign of a retinal tear and needs to be seen by an eye doc asap.

In brief: Not connected

Red eyes can be caused by many issues: dryness (use tears), allergy (tears and over the counter allergy drops), infection (see an eye doctor).
Pain in the eye can be related to any of the issues above but if persistent needs to be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. Flashing lights can be a sign of a retinal tear and needs to be seen by an eye doc asap.
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
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