I am a 35 year old male. I have floaters in both eyes which developed after severe eye infection at the age of 28 with the use of welding light. Previously, I received treatment for stress. I had tablet Cipralex (Escitalopram) 10 mg for around 3 years. Currently, I am not on any such medication. While taking Cipralex, I used to get good sleep and my light sensitivity suppressed. I had undergone brain CT two years and four years ago, both were normal. My MRI and angio of scalp and brain done this year are also normal. I got meningitis vaccination in 2010 due to gulf visa requirement.
I used to get routine eye check up and fundus examination every six months. My eye pressure is maintained at 18/20. In perimetry, there is no glaucoma. I have normal sharp vision of 6/6. I also got OCT recently to check retina. My problems are light sensitivity and disturbed sleep. The light spot does not go away quickly. I am disturbed with dreams at night and no proper sleep. I have sound intolerance too. I would like to know whether my light sensitivity is a neurological problem or optical issue or a combination of both. My neurologist prescribed Flunarizine and Escitalopram for light sensitivity. I am concerned with these drugs as they are SSRI. I am bothered about my light and sound sensitivity along with disturbed sleep pattern. Kindly guide me.
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Eye floaters.Differential diagnosis:
1. Eye infection.
3. Sleep disturbance.
Continue with current medications.Preventive measures:
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