What can cause flashing lights in eyes?

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asked Dec 22, 2020 in Other- Health by Decree (890 points)
What can cause flashing lights in your eyes?

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answered Dec 22, 2020 by Carrie123 (14,510 points)

Posterior vitreous detachment is a leading cause of flashing lights in your eyes.

The most common cause of flashing lights in your eyes is because of a condition known as Posterior vitreous detachment.

Migraines or even a retinal detachment can also cause flashing lights in your eyes.

Although high blood pressure can sometimes lead to flashing lights in eyes but you should always see an eye doctor if you have flashing lights in your eyes because it's not normal.

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answered Jan 19, 2019 by lulumeon (40,000 points)

Hypertension or high blood pressure can lead to eye damage and diseases of the eyes which can eventually cause flashing lights to occur in your eyes so if you're experiencing flashing lights in your eyes see an eye doctor about it before it gets worse and causes blindness.

Flashing lights in eyes can also be caused by Retina Detachment or you could be at risk for a Retina Detachment so you should see your eye doctor to see what's really going on.

Normal blood pressure should be around 120 over 80 and anything higher it could be leading hypertension.

Other signs and symptoms of high blood pressure and hypertension are headaches and dizziness, Facial flushing, nosebleeds, nausea and heart palpitations.

If your blood pressure is high you can usually lower the blood pressure by drinking some water or some water with a tablespoon of Apple Cider Vinegar.

You can also lower blood pressure by taking a tablespoon of Apple Cider Vinegar without the water if you want too.

If you cannot get the blood pressure lowered at home you should seek medical attention because high blood pressure can cause heart disease, strokes, heart attacks and even death.

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answered Dec 23, 2020 by Christeen (70,120 points)
My mom had flashing lights in her eyes and she had Posterior vitreous detachment.

So get your eyes checked out to be safe.

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