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Moore light·ning streaks

(mūr),
photopsia manifested by vertical flashes of light, seen usually on the temporal side of the affected eye, caused by the involutional shrinkage of vitreous humor.
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Moore light·ning streaks

(mūr līt'ning strēks)
Photopsia manifested by vertical flashes of light, seen usually on the temporal side of the affected eye, caused by the involutional shrinkage of vitreous humor.
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Moore lightning streaks

(moor)
[Robert F. Moore, Brit. ophthalmologist, 1878–1963]
The perception of zigzag flashes of light in the peripheral field of vision that occurs in the dark, esp. in older persons. These flashes are due to vitreous tags on the retina. The condition is benign.
See: coruscation
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Moore,

Robert Foster, English ophthalmologist, 1878-1963.
Moore lightning streaks - photopsia manifested by vertical flashes of light caused by the involutional shrinkage of vitreous humor.
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