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Was just wanting to read about the lightning bolts I be been

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Hi was just wanting to read about the lightning bolts I be been see on the side of my left eye. Started out once on a while now happens all the times and is wider when I turn my head. I'll be 60 in early Dec.
JA: When was the last time you had your eyes checked? In general, how has your vision been lately?
Customer: Vision has been getting worse mostly it seems with floaters and a fuzzy center. Eye appears clear when I look in the mirror. saw eye dr. A year ago. Won't have insurance until January.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Meds for High Blood pressure and take Monica for arthritis
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Ashori replied 9 months ago.

Hi Dr. Ashori here.

Even though these lightning bolts might be nothing more than ocular migraines, which are benign. We also worry about retinal detachment or vitreous detachment. So it would be important for you to have your eyes examined, dilated by an ophthalmologist in order to rule out any serious eye issues.

Expert:  Dr. Ashori replied 9 months ago.

As your vision gotten worse these past few weeks or months?

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