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Do doctors see a lot of patients with flashes of light?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
In brief: Sometimes
The retina has only nerves of vision - so when stimulated in any way, sees light flashes.
This is most commonly due to age related changes in the fluids of the eye but can be one symptoms of retinal detachment. If persistent, and you also have a lot of floaters, or the vision becomes changed, see your eye doctor right away.

In brief: Sometimes
The retina has only nerves of vision - so when stimulated in any way, sees light flashes.
This is most commonly due to age related changes in the fluids of the eye but can be one symptoms of retinal detachment. If persistent, and you also have a lot of floaters, or the vision becomes changed, see your eye doctor right away.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
In brief: Some
The retina has only nerves of vision - so when stimulated in any way, sees light flashes.
This is most commonly due to age related changes in the fluids of the eye but can be one symptoms of retinal detachment. If persistent, and you also have a lot of floaters, or the vision becomes changed, see your eye doctor right away.

In brief: Some
The retina has only nerves of vision - so when stimulated in any way, sees light flashes.
This is most commonly due to age related changes in the fluids of the eye but can be one symptoms of retinal detachment. If persistent, and you also have a lot of floaters, or the vision becomes changed, see your eye doctor right away.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
In brief: Occasionally
The retina has only nerves of vision - so when stimulated in any way, sees light flashes.
This is most commonly due to age related changes in the fluids of the eye but can be one symptoms of retinal detachment. If persistent, and you also have a lot of floaters, or the vision becomes changed, see your eye doctor right away.

In brief: Occasionally
The retina has only nerves of vision - so when stimulated in any way, sees light flashes.
This is most commonly due to age related changes in the fluids of the eye but can be one symptoms of retinal detachment. If persistent, and you also have a lot of floaters, or the vision becomes changed, see your eye doctor right away.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Thank
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
In brief: Light flashes
The retina has only nerves of vision - so when stimulated in any way, sees light flashes.
This is most commonly due to age related changes in the fluids of the eye but can be one symptoms of retinal detachment. If persistent, and you also have a lot of floaters, or the vision becomes changed, see your eye doctor right away.

In brief: Light flashes
The retina has only nerves of vision - so when stimulated in any way, sees light flashes.
This is most commonly due to age related changes in the fluids of the eye but can be one symptoms of retinal detachment. If persistent, and you also have a lot of floaters, or the vision becomes changed, see your eye doctor right away.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Thank
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