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It sounds like you are experiencing a posterior vitreous detachment (PVD)
You are likely experiencing a PVD or posterior vitreous detachment, a common event that happens in many people. You have a thick gel material in the middle of your eyes called the vitreous. Over time as it liquefies, this gel material collapses on itself, forms little clumps that you can see as dots, lines or bugs. As these clumps form the vitreous pulls away from the wall of the eye. In the process it can stimulate the retina -- causing the flashes that you may see. It is recommended that you see your ophthalmologist to look at the retina to make sure there are no problems such as a retinal hole or tear. In most cases, there are no problems, but this exam is precautionary and allows for preventative treatment of any lesions that are found. If you notice a sudden increase in floaters, flashes of light (like a lightning storm), or a shadow/veil in the periphery of your vision, this can be worrisome for a retinal detachment. You would need to contact your ophthalmologist promptly in that case.
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This sounds like this may be the case. Due to my high blood pressure readings, did this happen in my right eye because the reading was high in my right arm?? As I have said, I do feel fine, except for the black floater obstructing my vision...just wanted to be sure, that this is not a symptom of a stroke,,,
I have not experienced any (lightning) flashes...just the overall pepper like specs and the dark floaters.
If you could,please, address the possiblility of a stroke.