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    seeing neon colored geometrical shapes and patterns running through my ey
    An_258372 posted:
    I am seeing neon colored geometrical shapes and patterns running through my eyes. Sometimes it's just black & not neon.Does anyone know what might cause this? I don't do drugs or drink.I do have occasional migraines.
    Alan M Kozarsky, MD responded:
    There are multiple possibilities for your visual issue. If the shapes and patterns occur in episodes and last for a few minutes, they could be migraine related. This could be a retinal migraine or if followed by a headache, the visual aura preceding a migraine headache.

    Of course, no diagnosis can be made without an examination and gathering more history specific to your situation. So, an ophthalmologist visit is a good idea.

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