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Avi Mosseri asked in HealthOptical · 9 years ago

distorted vision in both eyes?

all of a sudden, I see a strip of flashing rotating rainbow coloed thing whether I close either eye and see it with my eyes closed

1 Answer

  • 9 years ago

    I call them "flashy things". They start as a tiny thing, and then kind of seem to grow and shift across my field of view. They eventually form the shape of a backwards letter "C" and trace their way across.

    Later, I might get a serious bad headache.

    It's called a "scinitillating scotoma", and here is a link to the Wiki entry about them.

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