- Accommodative Dysfunction
- Anterior Uveitis
- Color Vision Deficiency
- Computer Vision Syndrome
- Convergence Insufficiency
- Corneal Abrasion
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Dry Eye
- Eye Coordination
- Floaters & Spots
- Macular Degeneration
- Ocular Allergies
- Ocular Hypertension
- Ocular Migraine
- Retinal Detachment
- Retinitis Pigmentosa
- Subconjunctival Hemorrhage
- Vision-Related Learning Problems
Causes & risk factors
Similar to migraine, causes include stress, alcohol consumption (especially red wine), hormonal triggers in women, poor diet or lack of sleep, family history, allergic responses or environmental factors such as allergy or bright or flashing lights.
Sparkling (Scintillating) lights and/or darkness of vision, generally starting in the middle and expanding to the outside followed by a severe headache. The aura is a warning sign. If the headache is so severe that the pupils (the dark spots in the center of your eye) are not equal in size or are very dilated or very constricted and there is severe nausea and vomiting, this could be a sign of a serious even life-threatening condition that requires immediate emergency medical intervention.
An eye exam by a doctor of optometry is necessary to rule out other causes of flashing light in vision, such as a retinal tear or detachment, or damage inside the eye.
Referral to primary care doctor for evaluation and treatment of migraines and/or high blood pressure once eye health normal status confirmed.
Avoidance of trigger situations.
Acanthamoeba is one of the most common organisms in the environment. Although it rarely causes infection, when it does occur, it can threaten your vision.
Accommodative dysfunction is an eye-focusing problem resulting in blurred vision—up close and/or far away— frequently found in children or adults who have extended near-work demand.
Amblyopia—also known as lazy eye—is the loss or lack of development of clear vision in one or both eyes.