Photopsias are a visual phenomenon experienced by individuals with a variety of ocular or optic pathway pathology. In lay terms they represent flashing lights, and can be divided into unstructured or structured photopsias, the latter referring to geometric shapes 2



Causes of photopsia include 1

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rID: 43127
Section: Gamuts
Tag: refs, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Photopsias

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