Do flashes always mean there’s a larger issue?
No, while the onset of flashes and floaters are often related to a Retinal Detachment or a Retinal Tear, it is not always the case and may be due to things like migraines or aging.
Will flashes go away on their own?
Most often flashes will become smaller and less frequent, or at least less noticeable, particularly after treatment of the underlying caus
Are flashes and floaters related?
Yes, some patients will experience floaters in conjunction with flashes of light in their vision, which occur similarly from the separation of the vitreous from the retina.
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Other Conditions Treated at RCA
Our ophthalmologists are experienced in diagnosing and treating many retinal conditions.