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Woke up yesterday with a vision issue. First, vision in my

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Woke up yesterday with a vision issue. First, vision in my right eye has white shapes flashing that blocks my perithial vision in that eye. If I where to cover the left eye with my hand, I could see a black circular eclipse blocking most of the vision in that eye. Whats going on and is this situation call for urgent care?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

when we wake up, you can have a lot of mucous wet and dry on your eyes which can affect your vision.

if these vision issues did not last through the day, they are not worrisome

after you wash your face and wipe your face, did your vision get better?

did these vision issues last through the day?

what medications are you taking?

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.

Hello

White shapes flashing can indicate detachement of the retina.

You need an eye exam immediately.

I would not attribute this to mucus or sleep.

Have an eye exam.

I am a double board certified US doctor.

Find me in medical any day of the week for accurate answers.

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