Light flashes?!

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Oooo I have a new symptom to add to the list! Anyone else experience flashes of light at the peripheral edge of their vision?

Over the last week I keep having them and swing my head round, like a flash has gone off. Very odd!

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    That should say 'a flash has gone off in the room'
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      Yep. I've experienced this lately. Also, on a humorous note, I thought my vision was beginning to go...... until I realised my eye bags were pushing down on my lashes! I now have to curl my lashes every morning to keep them out of the way. Ageing is no fun at all!!!
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    Hi Sophie, A couple of could be type of migraine...which can be brought on guessed...peri/meno!! But, also really can be a sign of a serious eye problem. Usually the eye doctor tells us if you get the flashes of light, call immediately!  It would not hurt to give your eye doctor a call and have it checked out to be on the safe side. Good luck!  Keep us posted! 
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