Flashes of light are caused by tension between the vitreous gel in the eye and the retina. As the gel pulls on the retina, the retina is stimulated, sending signals to the brain that are interpreted as flashes of light.
Dr. Prickett grew up in Nebraska (Go Huskers!) and went on to attend Colorado Christian University, where she graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Biology. She then received her Doctorate of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry, in Memphis, TN.
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