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From: Dr. Roundtree Cummerbatch
Date: 16 Jun 2005
Remote Name: 220.127.116.11
In most flashes cases, it is the result of the jelly-like substance (which makes up most of the eye called the "vitreous") refining, that is, becoming thinner, in essence, 'watery' (water being the other substance which makes up your eye). If you doctor cleared you from retinal detachment, then you need not worry.
What is most probably causing you to see ongoing flashes out of the corner of your eye is a mere 'tugging' on the eye retina, which is completely harmless. Yet, when this occurrence happens, the brain does not know how to interpret the on-goings, and it relates the tugging to periodical sequence flashes, like that of a camera flash, outside your peripheral vision.
I would continue with your eye appointments, especially if you notice the flashes occurring more often than usual, within a handsome time.
Cheers, Dr. Roundtree Cummerbatch