See Flashes Of Light?
Good evening, nI want to ask, my eyes are -2 and Cylinder 1 and for more than 1 year I have been suffering from floaters for the last 3 months. ?
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Retinal detachment is one of the emergencies in the eye that occurs when the retina (the thin layer behind the eye) is detached from its attachment. This condition must be treated quickly and precisely, because if not, the retinal cells can be separated from the blood vessels that supply them with oxygen and nutrients, causing tissue death. Of course, this can lead to permanent blindness.
Indeed, sufferers of retinal detachment often experience floaters and flashes as you experience them today. In addition, retinal detachment can also cause the sufferer to experience a significant decrease in vision function, which is in the form of visions that appear blurry and narrow field of vision.
However, you also need to know, that in addition to retinal detachment, floaters and flashes can also occur due to other triggers, such as posterior uveitis (inflammation of the back of the eye), bleeding in the eyeball, detachment of posterior vitreus (posterior vitreus detachment), effects side operations or medical actions in the eyes, and so on.
It is better if you don't draw conclusions too early before going directly to a doctor or an ophthalmologist. Check yourself first to the doctor so that your condition can be handled properly according to the underlying cause. Meanwhile, you can protect your eyes from irritation and inflammation, which is by:
Limit gazing at gadgets If your eyes are tired, close your eyes, compress with cold water or cucumber slices. Do not use eye drops or contact lenses carelessly. Use glasses that match your eye's vision. Hope it helps.