This can be a sign of retinal detachment.
Get an eye exam immediately.
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This is not due to the retinal detachment.
Flash like phenomenon can occur with TIA or optic nerve blockage.
That should be checked by a MRI scan if possible.
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Flashes, often with floaters, are classic for retinal detachment.
In fact, if it were TIA, then you should already be in A&E, not waiting to schedule an MRI.
So, as I said, get checked immediately, now, in fact.
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I did not suggest TIA.
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