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Visual Snow has symptoms of retinal detachment?
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Visual Snow has symptoms of retinal detachment?

I've had visual snow and stringy floaters for several months. When I close my eyes, I see flashing/sparking lights (especially when I move them) -- which is consistent with potential signs of retinal detachment. Alternatively, it could simply be an additional symptom of visual snow (my hope).

My question is: Do other visual-snow sufferers experience that same symptom? My opthomologist has inspected my retina claiming that it looks healthy/normal and I should not be concerned about this symptom indicating retinal detachment.
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It is possible that you exhibit this symptom due to traction on the retina.  Although you have had your eyes checked, I would recommend a re-examination if your symptoms persist or change.  Any change in your symtpoms, defintely warrants an immediate retinal visit.
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