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I Developed Flashes Of Light In My Left Eye About

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Posted on Thu, 23 Jun 2022
Question: I developed flashes of light in my left eye about a month ago, in the last few days I have developed a large floater in the same eye that first appeared along the outer edge of my peripheral vision and has now moved closer to the center of my vision. Should I go the an emergency room or can I wait until tomorrow (Monday) to see an eye doctor?
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Answered by Dr. Olgeta Xhufka (9 days later)
Brief Answer:
You can wait for tomorrow.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear welcome to Ask a doctor's service.
I read your query and here is my advice.
You have many days with the floaters so it can't be an emergency even though it is moving to the center.
I believe it is safe to wait for tomorrow.
Hope I have answered the question
Let me know if I can assist you further
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Dr. Olgeta Xhufka

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I Developed Flashes Of Light In My Left Eye About

Brief Answer: You can wait for tomorrow. Detailed Answer: Hello dear welcome to Ask a doctor's service. I read your query and here is my advice. You have many days with the floaters so it can't be an emergency even though it is moving to the center. I believe it is safe to wait for tomorrow. Hope I have answered the question Let me know if I can assist you further