Floaters/lights in vision under the light, photophobia, retinal detachment?

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For a long time I had irregular(not too often) colored or black 'flashes' in my eyes, a few other atypical things... A week ago or so I noticed I get a ton of something between whiite floaters/lights when i looked at the sky. It seems to be visible under the light only, on bright surfaces.Then since yesterday it seems I got photophobia, light seems to hurt my eyes, and looking at the sky directly is the worst for some reason. Is this retinal detachment?

Though not the most typical scenario, I hink what happened is my scoliosis affected the blood/pressure/oxygen flow in my body, which in turn affected my head(irregular symptoms like coldness, hotness, burning, pain in my head) etc and damaged my eyes somehow...I also have some not so big astigmatism supposedly.

My eyes seem funky now.

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  • Posted

    It could be a vitreous detachment are you getting a lot of flashing lights?
    • Posted

      well as for the lights, i irregularly get them in the corners of my vision, sometimes there are small colored spots that may even follow vision for a while, changing colors until disappearing.

      As for the flashing lights, when i look at bright surfaces i get these weird white or black moving around things, which seem to be neither normal floaters nor flashes, just tons of whitey dots jumping around mixed in with typical floaters....maybe only if i stare at things, like the sky.

      I'm getting some more typical floaters under the light it seems, but nothing of the scale when i look at the sky.

    • Posted

      Well if I were you I would see a doctor as soon as you can. It may just be a vitreous detachment, but it could still be a retinal detachment and you don’t want to guess when it comes to your vision.
  • Posted

    It sounds like a combination of blue field entopic phenomenon and a potential posterior Vitreous detachment. Let us know what the doctor says.

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