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Eye flashes or photopsia can be caused by many conditions. Although flashes are harmless, they might indicate some serious eye issue which needs to be addressed immediately. Medical attention should be taken when flashes cause loss of vision and also small spots seem to float from one side to the other, thereby hindering the vision.
Migraines and very severe recurrent form of headaches which last for few hours to many days can cause visual symptoms. The light flashes look like zigzag lines, geometric patterns and sparkles when they occur with a migraine. Flashes might affect one eye or both and occur in the peripheral area of the vision. Light flashes sometime also occur due to ophthalmic migraine, a migraine without a headache.
Posterior Vitreous Detachment
The jelly like substance or the vitreous fluid fill the center of the eye and also gives it shape, is attached to the retina. With age and over time there is shrinking of the vitreous and it begins to detach from the retina. This is known as posterior vitreous detachment. In this the vitreous tugs or pulls on the retina, while the retina gets detached and stimulates it thus causing flashes to occur.
There is no known treatment for posterior vitreous detachment, through regular monitoring of the eye through eye checkups are helpful. Symptoms of this are similar to those of retinal detachment (condition in which there is permanent vision loss).
Retinal Detachment or Tear
Retinal tear and detachment also cause light flashes in the eye. This needs to be treated promptly. In case of permanent vision loss there is detachment of retina at the back of the eye, especially if the detachment takes place over the macula which is the main focus of the vision on retina. When the retina detaches from the eye, it loses the main source of nutrients. As there are photosensitive cells in the retina which are responsible for vision, the results of retina tear are severe.
Retinal damage occurs after trauma or as a complication from diabetes or posterior vitreous detachment. Vitreous gel tends to seep under the retina from the small crevices and holes formed by the retinal thinning. This in turn raises the sections and disconnects it from the eye. This can be corrected by laser treatment, cryopexy or an eye surgery.
A trauma like a hard blow on the head can lead the person to experience flashes of light. Also some medications can lead to toxic levels, like Digitalis can cause flashes of light. The symptoms of eye flashes also occur with macular degeneration, which is an age-related disease and in this the vision reduces gradually.
My mother is sugar patient. She is taking metformin 850 mg and glimepiride 1 mg tab twice a day for the last one year. Her rft has shown creatinine 3.2 and urea 82 reading a week ago. Is it alarming or can be reversible.
I'm having squint from my birth in my left eye. I can't see with that eye. It turns away from center.When I look at someone they turn back n asks whom are you looking at!! I feel real shame when they ask. I have gone to few doctors but they said that I'm not gonna make it work anymore as I crossed 21...Is there a chance for me to get rid of this squint? Can i see with that eye too? Or Is there a chance to see by replacing an eye?
My eyes are getting red. Its itching very much. I feel that something is stuck inside my eyelob. Its remain for few days then again vanish but comes again. Please give me some tips to cure it.
Pls suggest me cure to sleep better I am not able to sleep well. Feeling little pain in forehead and eyes seem heavy and watery. Every time water comes to eyes tight feeling.
I have allergic eyes. My eyes becomes little reddish and itches as soon as dust particles enters in it. Moreover dryness of my eyes is another matter of concern. Any advice?
Dear sir/mam actually I am suffering from motion related problem since two years. In the morning session when I goes to bathroom I should not feel satisfactory after making the motion also, I since it as again I need to back to bathroom so by having breakfast again I have to go to bathroom to motion. When I consulted one doctor he said to me that constipation but I do not found any symptoms in my problem because it comes freely but I need to go again and again and I consulted many doctors done many tests but still of no use so now it leads to a major problem to me probably I am making my motion min 4 times a day still I do not feel satisfactory again I hope to go bathroom some times if I ate any outside I should go bathroom for so many times than avg of day. If I ate any thing in the morning, I expect it as, it comes in the after noon motion like some ingredients which we use in food, so please make me relief from this problem.
Mera femto lasik laser operation hua tha 29 jan 2017 ko meri ankho mai mjhe jalan hoti hai need aati hai har waqt bs ankhe tired rhti h. Aisa kyu ho rha hai?
I am a 35 yr old male. I have been noticing some kind of liquid that is dissolving in my mouth from a tooth since few days. It tastes little salty. But d tooth is not paining. It just feels sensitive. No bad odour with it. I cant actually see it. Its a colourless discharge. N tastes weird in d mouth. Pls suggest what it could be n remedy. Thanks.
I have sticky eyes all the day and my sight has gone little blurry. I wear specs having no. 0.75 (both).
I use spectacles with (-1.75) and (-2.25).I want to get rid of specs. Is it possible? If yes, then please suggest remedy.
My mother is 63 years old. She is suffering from tuberculosis meningitis since 1 year due to which my mother has got hearing and eyesight loss. Also hearing loss is increasing doctor has no clear confirmation when she gets well also medication is continuing. Kindly help. I have consulted neurologists but none of them are of any hopeful help. Can you please help or guide me where to find it.
i had redness and itching in my left eye. Consulted a doctor and they said its Allergy Conjunctivitis and gave me "Lotepred", "Acupate" and "Refresh EZEE". For first few days it was fine and then itching started again. Then i consulted an another doctor and doctor said its just an allergy. He prescribe me "Systane Ultra" and "FML-T". From last 2 days there is no relief. Please suggest, what to do ?
5 - 8% of children suffer from this eye problem & potentially blinding condition. Very large number indeed.
If not treated in time , your wards are risk of loosing precious visions for ever.
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