I am a 23 year old male. 2 days ago I experienced a bright light about the size of a light bulb pass my peripheral vision twice in about a 3 hour timespan. They each lasted about a second. Since then It feels like there is a very subtle "film" of static over my vision and its hard to focus on things. My eyes feel heavy and slightly itchy like I am having allergies. When i google searched these symptoms it came up with Retinal Detachment and now I am really scared.
There are a few things i want to get cleared up about the symptoms of RD. Are the flashes of light that are mentioned happen constantly when you have RD? Is this "film static" sympton the same as the "curtain" symptom?
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