12.2 Vitreous B

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12.2 Vitreous B
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2015-05-26 10:33:40
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  1. What is the other name for flashes?
    photopsias
  2. What are flashes associated with? (2)
    • retinal traction
    • non-ocular causes
  3. What are some examples of non-ocular causes of flashes?
    • migraines
    • neurological e.g. brain tumours
    • vascular triggers
  4. What are floaters? (2)
    • little 'cobwebs' or 'things' that float in the visual field
    • and moves when the eye moves
  5. What is Shafer's sign?
    • "tobacco dust"
    • clumping of pigmented cells in AC, on lens

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