I had flashing lights which I ignored for a few weeks until all of a sudden a black curtain fell across my eyesight and I couldn't see anything but black out of that eye. I went to the eye Dr. right away. I had a retinal detachment, which if I had paid attention to and gone to a Dr. earlier could have prevented my loss of vision in that eye. Floaters and flashes of light when occuring together usually indicate an eye problem, possibly detached retina - go to a eye specialist right away, don't wait.
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