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How is your vision in that eye?
Relatively good. i wear bifocals some of the time but mostly just need close to medium distance correction. i'm working now on the computer with only an over the counter pair of 2.0 reading glasses.
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. Over time as it liquefies, this gel material collapses on itself and pulls away from the wall of the eye. In the process it can stimulate the retina -- causing the flashes that you 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 in 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.
Alright. Thank you.
You are welcome
i will make an appointment tomorrow.
They should be able to get you in right away.....I always leave spots open in my schedule for new onset PVD with flashes
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