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Hi, this morning I lost the vision in one of my eyes, and it looked as though there was a bright almost rainbow streak of light wherever I looked with that eye. Ive never had that before but have suffered with migraines in the past, I did have a headache at the time, could it just be a migraine symptom?
Has your vision returned to normal OP? I had a similar experience during my last pregnancy and it was caused by a blood clot. You should get seen ASAP. Hopefully it's nothing but best to get it checked.
Bright light flashes and vision loss in an eye can be a symptom of retinal detachment. I know some who described a rainbow heat haze-like shimmer with posterior vitreous detachment, which is where a small area of the retina is detaching rather than peeling away wholesale. Definitely worth getting it checked away.
Get it checked out, although I had this a couple of times in both my pregnancies, and never experienced it at any other time. The first time it happened I was in my first trimester, it happened in work and as I work in a health care field I asked one of the nurses in work for advice. He told me a few weeks later that he had guessed I was probably pregnant because it can happen in pregnancy, but hadn't said anything at the time.
I don’t mean to worry you op but I would actually ring a local opticians and ask them to have a look for you before Monday. Any loss of vision should be treated as an emergency even if it then rectifies itself, it could be any number of things.