If you are seeing the 3 F’s, you might have a retinal tear or detachment and you should have an eye exam quickly.
The 3 F’s are:
- Flashes - flashing lights.
- Floaters - dozens of dark spots that persist in the center of your vision.
- Field cut – a curtain or shadow that usually starts in peripheral vision that may move to involve the center of vision.
The retina is the nerve tissue that lines the inside back wall of the eye and if there is a break in the retina, fluid can track...