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Dr. Rick, Board Certified MD
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Experience:  Ophthalmology since 1994 with Retina sub-specialty interest
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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

my eyes has a bright light in both. I am not complaining. Glad the light is there. I just wonder where does this bright com from??


That is a wonderful question.

From a medical point of view, the light that you see in a healthy eye is a reflection from a well formed tear film, a clear cornea, the crystalline lens and a soft glow emanating from the retina and choroid.

As a retina surgeon with over two decades of experience, I believe that the eye is a window into the soul....perhaps this is what the glow is from. :)

In any event, you are fortunate to have a glow in your my mind it is a sign of health on many levels.

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