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I seem to see a shadow out of the corner of my eye today and

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I seem to see a shadow out of the corner of my eye today and yesterday it was a bright light. Can you explain what it may be?
Thank you
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Dan B. replied 5 years ago.
Hello and thanks for your question.

Did this light outline a blurry area of the vision? Was there a headache, nausea, or sensitivity to loud noises or bright lights associated with this?

Have you seen any new floating spots, or dots or flashing or arcing lights with this?

Is this shadow increasing in size and can you see light through it?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
its not in my main vision of my right eye. It seems to come from the side as if something catches your eye , the light seems to have gone today but still get the feeling there is something to the corner of my eye like a black shadow.I have no headache or see floating spots or dots and the light or dark shadow is like a flash.
Expert:  Dr. Dan B. replied 5 years ago.
Have you had any surgery or trauma to that eye?

Is that black shadow increasing in size?

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