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Sudden flashing in eye while looking at the computer screen. Matter of concern?

I was at work looking at my computer screen and suddenly I noticed flashing that obscured my ability to read. I looked away and at first was unable to determine if the flashing was in one eye or both. Eventually the flashing (sort of like looking into ripples in a pond ) moved from being in my centre vision to my peripheral vision in my right eye. It has since stopped but I was wondering if I should be concerned.
Asked On : Sun, 10 Feb 2013
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hi there, the flashing as you have described are some times associated with retinal detachments and do not be alarmed but do go and visit an opthalmologist where he will do a retinoscopy and determine if there is anything to be alarmed about. Do not neglect and take care.
Answered: Mon, 11 Feb 2013
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