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Symptom: dark pointed shadow across the middle of my eye

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Symptom: dark pointed shadow across the middle of my eye that blocks vision...can see above and below it bright light can see a bunch of threads in it..had this for about 30 minutes..but it is now gone...eye feels dry. Is it retinal tear? Detachment?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Dan B. replied 4 years ago.
Doctor DanB : Hello and thanks for your question. Are you available to chat?
Doctor DanB : Was this accompanied by nausea, irritability, sensitivity to bright lights and/or loud noises?

no other symptoms

Doctor DanB : Did it come on gradually or suddenly? Did it resolve gradually or suddenly?

came on suddenly, resolved gradually

Expert:  Dr. Dan B. replied 4 years ago.
Was it in one eye or both? Ie could you cover one eye and have it go away? Any headaches with this?