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Do you also see a pattern in the white flash (zebra stripes, lines, checkers)? I always assumed that was a normal side-effect of being startled while resting; changing from your brain-vision to eye-vision, though I'm not sure of the patterns significance.

I can't recall any pattern - all I remember is a dynamic amorphous shape with different light intensities in different parts, and this just quickly flashes in front of my "eyes", right before loud sound hits.

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