Flickering Lights In Vision And Shadow Over Part Of Vision

Reviewed on 5/13/2022

Flickering lights in the field of vision or shadows can sometimes be linked to migraine headache. Changes in vision can also be due to retinal detachment, which requires immediate medical attention. The sudden onset of vision changes can also be signs of a stroke. Be sure to seek immediate medical care if you develop the sudden onset of vision changes or loss period discuss any worrisome symptoms with your doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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