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What Causes Red Lines In The Field Of Vision?

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Posted on Mon, 17 Oct 2016
Question: I am seeing uncool red flickering lines in my left eye. I had cataract surgery with laser correction last October/November. Should I be concerned about this or is it something that is an indication of a problem.
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Answered by Dr. N. K. Misra (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Have a retinal examination dine.

Detailed Answer:
My dear,
Thanku for sending your query to us.
There are some details we would be happy to know,like how long have you been seeing this and is it constant or occasional.
Hopefully there is nothing significant but I would be happy to have your retina examined.I t is just to rule out anything important being missed.
Just keep it under observation and do get back to me in case of any development.
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Follow up: Dr. N. K. Misra (20 hours later)
In response to your question it began on Thursday & yes it is constant.
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Answered by Dr. N. K. Misra (3 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Retinal examination needed.

Detailed Answer:
My dear
Thanks for getting back to me.
Since it is constant,it will be a good idea to get your retina examined.This at the moment does not need any medication and do get back to us in case any findings are observed on retinal examination.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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What Causes Red Lines In The Field Of Vision?

Brief Answer: Have a retinal examination dine. Detailed Answer: My dear, Thanku for sending your query to us. There are some details we would be happy to know,like how long have you been seeing this and is it constant or occasional. Hopefully there is nothing significant but I would be happy to have your retina examined.I t is just to rule out anything important being missed. Just keep it under observation and do get back to me in case of any development.