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eye streaks

I am 66 yrs old, with type 2 diabetes, and controlled glaucoma. Just today, I began to experience rapid streaks of light  out of the edges of my eyes.  They come about 5-6 per minute.  I have had floaters before, but these seem to streak by even when I don't move my eyes.
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Dear sweetbaboo,

I would recommend that you seek the care of an eyeMD to determine the cause of these light streaks. It might indicate a serious issue therefore requires immediate attention.

Dr. Feldman

Sandy T. Feldman, M.D., M.S.
ClearView Eye and Laser Medical Center
San Diego, California
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