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Tightness in eye, shooting light vision, pressure sensation. What is the cause?

I see bright shooting lights in my right eye. These occur in the very right portion of the eye. There is also somewhat of a sensation in my tight eye. The sensation is similar to pressure like the eye feels slightly swollen. There is no pain. The bright lights started yesterday and have been occurring off and on since. Thank you
Asked On : Sat, 23 Mar 2013
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flashes of light indicate problem in the posterior portion of the eye i.e. Retina or the vitreous.
it is usually painless, transient unilateral.
retinal conditions as traction , hole.
vitreous cond as degeneration , traction, inflammation.

you need to seek a retina specialist who have dilated retina examination n do the needful
Answered: Sun, 30 Jun 2013
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