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when i look at lights with my left eye it looks like fireworks.

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when i look at lights with my left eye it looks like fireworks.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. James replied 5 years ago.

Dr. James :

Hello.

Customer:

hello

Dr. James :

Does the fireworks only occur when you look at lights or also when your eyes are closed?

Customer:

just when i look at the lights

Dr. James :

The symptoms you described are likely due to cataracts. A cataract is a clouding of the lens inside your eyes. It can be caused by aging and certain medicines such as prednisone.

Dr. James :

You should see an eye doctor for a full exam and look at the lens to verify that your symptoms are related to a cataract.

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