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I had my right eye removed a month ago. Since then I have

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I had my right eye removed a month ago. Since then I have had flashing areas in the corners of the vision of my good eye. I notice it especially when my eye goes out of focus. It looks like the symptoms I've seen with ocular migraines only it doesn't go away.
I see it also when my eye is closed. I had my good eye dilated multiple times prior to my surgery and was told that it was perfect. Any ideas?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 2 years ago.

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You need to go back to your ophthalmologist for a full dilated exam of your remaining eye. I would try to get into see her today......

There is a very rare condition that can cause problems with your remaining eye after one eye is removed called sympathetic ophthalmia. Here is a very good article from a highly respected source on this rare condition that you might find helpful:

In any case, since this is your only eye, you really need to get things checked out even though you had many eye exams done prior to your surgery.

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