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Hi Guys
I can say that I am fully recovered for a full 2 weeks now. No symptoms of anxiety, dp/dr or depression. So yep it is possible.

Now I want to know this, I have always had vision problems when anxiety hit but this has all gone away & now it seems that I have this bright camera flash spot in my left eye only. You know like the after flash you get from looking at the camera? well I have had this for 2 days now & well I'm getting a bit worried, a little anxious.

I'm going to optometrist tomorrow & as usual I am telling myself it is just anxiety but at the same time I am like what if it isn't should I prepare myself for an eye operation?

Could you guys prepare me for what to expect?
 
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Hi Guys
I can say that I am fully recovered for a full 2 weeks now. No symptoms of anxiety, dp/dr or depression. So yep it is possible.

Now I want to know this, I have always had vision problems when anxiety hit but this has all gone away & now it seems that I have this bright camera flash spot in my left eye only. You know like the after flash you get from looking at the camera? well I have had this for 2 days now & well I'm getting a bit worried, a little anxious.

I'm going to optometrist tomorrow & as usual I am telling myself it is just anxiety but at the same time I am like what if it isn't should I prepare myself for an eye operation?

Could you guys prepare me for what to expect?
 

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lol. please dont start thinking about operations! im not sure what that is but your optometirst should.. and even if you have to get an operation dont worry about it. just think.. whatever happens happens. and worrying about it is only going to make it that much worse. i have alot of eye issues.. im legally blind in both eyes. i have to wear special lenses just to be able to see. without them im as helpless and a newborn kangaroo. even though it sucks major ass, its something im forced to deal with. and when i freak out about it i make the problem a million times worse. just keep calm and tell the optometrist exactly what the problem is, and calmly work with him to come up with a solution. if the solution is bad.., well then theres nothing you can do but what you gotta do to fix it.

DEEP BREATHS..

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lol. please dont start thinking about operations! im not sure what that is but your optometirst should.. and even if you have to get an operation dont worry about it. just think.. whatever happens happens. and worrying about it is only going to make it that much worse. i have alot of eye issues.. im legally blind in both eyes. i have to wear special lenses just to be able to see. without them im as helpless and a newborn kangaroo. even though it sucks major ass, its something im forced to deal with. and when i freak out about it i make the problem a million times worse. just keep calm and tell the optometrist exactly what the problem is, and calmly work with him to come up with a solution. if the solution is bad.., well then theres nothing you can do but what you gotta do to fix it.

DEEP BREATHS..

IN

OUT

IN

OUT

AAAAAUUUUMMMMMMMM........ 8)
 

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Hi Charger,

having seen an opthomologist for the same type problem, i can say they may dialate your eyes, prop your head against this instruement and give your eyes an intense examination. then they may have you stick your head against this box that has an open dot that you look thru and press a button everytime you see a dot. then you will probably end up back in the doctor's chair where he will tell you he didn't see anything and you can walk away confused, but satisfied, that you are not having any major health issues. :)

i truely do hope all goes well tomorrow. try not to fret.
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Hi Charger,

having seen an opthomologist for the same type problem, i can say they may dialate your eyes, prop your head against this instruement and give your eyes an intense examination. then they may have you stick your head against this box that has an open dot that you look thru and press a button everytime you see a dot. then you will probably end up back in the doctor's chair where he will tell you he didn't see anything and you can walk away confused, but satisfied, that you are not having any major health issues. :)

i truely do hope all goes well tomorrow. try not to fret.
terri
 
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Sleeping Beauty I am so sorry to hear about your eye problem. But you do make me feel better in the sense that you are functioning ok so at the worst I will too.

Terri* Thank you very much. At least I know now what I am in for & I bet I walk out of there with nothing wrong too!

Thanks guys.
 
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Sleeping Beauty I am so sorry to hear about your eye problem. But you do make me feel better in the sense that you are functioning ok so at the worst I will too.

Terri* Thank you very much. At least I know now what I am in for & I bet I walk out of there with nothing wrong too!

Thanks guys.
 

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yeah i get similar things happening with my eyes.. little bright flashes and i guess what looks like little 'things' buzzing around my eyes, particulary if i look at the sky. i also have this funny thing that sometimes when i look i see what allmost looks like little bitts of dust on eyes, like when u have dust on a camera lense.
ive never had it really checked, it's never really bothered me too much, i dont know if it's dp related or not as im pretty sure ive had the problems for longer than ive had dp.
im thinking about getting my eyes checked anyway as ive had a few problems focussing and i often get a double vision type thing, like watching a tv that isnt tuned in, i get sorta like shadowing, i spose.
once again, none of them seem to bother me much and havnt every really caused me any problems, but like anything, prolly best if i get it checked out, could be something simple that just needs some kinda adjustment, or something.
try not to worry, whatever happens will happen, if it's operation, thats not such a bad thing really, but i doubt it will come to that anyway.
congrats on being dp free, must feel great.
cheers
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yeah i get similar things happening with my eyes.. little bright flashes and i guess what looks like little 'things' buzzing around my eyes, particulary if i look at the sky. i also have this funny thing that sometimes when i look i see what allmost looks like little bitts of dust on eyes, like when u have dust on a camera lense.
ive never had it really checked, it's never really bothered me too much, i dont know if it's dp related or not as im pretty sure ive had the problems for longer than ive had dp.
im thinking about getting my eyes checked anyway as ive had a few problems focussing and i often get a double vision type thing, like watching a tv that isnt tuned in, i get sorta like shadowing, i spose.
once again, none of them seem to bother me much and havnt every really caused me any problems, but like anything, prolly best if i get it checked out, could be something simple that just needs some kinda adjustment, or something.
try not to worry, whatever happens will happen, if it's operation, thats not such a bad thing really, but i doubt it will come to that anyway.
congrats on being dp free, must feel great.
cheers
Luke.
 
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Yep, being recovered does feel great. It is amazing. I never thought I would be normal again, ever.

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Yep, being recovered does feel great. It is amazing. I never thought I would be normal again, ever.

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Hi Charger!

How did you do to recover? Fully?

I am so glad it happened to you!!

Cyn xxx (coucouc)
 
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Hi Charger!

How did you do to recover? Fully?

I am so glad it happened to you!!

Cyn xxx (coucouc)
 

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Don't mean to be all Doomy and Gloomy but i believe one should get any eye disturbance checked out. I was seeing flashes in front of my eyes because of migraines and saw the eye doctor and he said i had holes in the retinas and needed eye laser surgery or there was a high risk of going blind. Eyes are alright now. Hope all is well,,, :!: TAKE CARE
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Don't mean to be all Doomy and Gloomy but i believe one should get any eye disturbance checked out. I was seeing flashes in front of my eyes because of migraines and saw the eye doctor and he said i had holes in the retinas and needed eye laser surgery or there was a high risk of going blind. Eyes are alright now. Hope all is well,,, :!: TAKE CARE
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Hi Phill,

You are really right about having your eyes checked. Lightness aside because a lot of us do seem to have visual disturbances, seeing "things" can be a precursor to several serious medical problems.

Good heads up.

Charger, so glad your examine came out well. :)

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Hi Phill,

You are really right about having your eyes checked. Lightness aside because a lot of us do seem to have visual disturbances, seeing "things" can be a precursor to several serious medical problems.

Good heads up.

Charger, so glad your examine came out well. :)

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I am with Phill in this issue, as some years ago also I started seeing flashes and it was the retina gone loose. First the retina of my right eye was fixed by laser surgery, as it had gone loose because my head had been hit - and two years after that the retina of my left eye had to be operated for the same reason, though this time the retina had a hole because of a typical injury caused by strong near-sightedness (no v*olence in that case). Without surgery I would be blind now... So I recommend checking one's eyes just in case, though seeing flashes/spots may also be related to anxiety/migraine.
 

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I am with Phill in this issue, as some years ago also I started seeing flashes and it was the retina gone loose. First the retina of my right eye was fixed by laser surgery, as it had gone loose because my head had been hit - and two years after that the retina of my left eye had to be operated for the same reason, though this time the retina had a hole because of a typical injury caused by strong near-sightedness (no v*olence in that case). Without surgery I would be blind now... So I recommend checking one's eyes just in case, though seeing flashes/spots may also be related to anxiety/migraine.
 
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