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so, developed a flashing arc...
I have noticed that I have suddenly within the last hour or so, developed a flashing arc of light in my left eye, which was not there before, no pain, no redness,
JA: Did you have a recent injury to the eye? How is your vision?
Customer: No injury,, it is my bad eye anyway, I sometime s wear galsses its blurred anyway
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Opthamologist should know?
Customer: no
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Hello

This can be a sign of retinal detachment.

I would go get an initial exam now.

Follow up with an opthalmologist.

The ER can rule out stroke or other problems.

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