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I have had patterns of light appear in my vision,

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For years I have had patterns of light appear in my vision, almost always on the outer edges. These patterns take the shape of jagged lines like lightning that persist for 10-15 minutes. Lately they have been happening more often, like 2 or 3 times a week.
My opthalmologist and retina specialist both see nothing wrong with my retina or vision. What could be causing this? Who should I see?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 months ago.
This is Dr. Davidhave you tried new eye glasses/you might benefit from seeing a neurologist and getting a brain MRI scan.