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black dot floater in eye

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Not as a rule : Floaters are not dangerous as a rule. See how you do if vision is affected go back to doctor irbid there are any other visual disturbances
Dr. Arun Patel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Common problem : Floaters are quite common and do not cause problems. This is assuming that you had a completely normal eye exam

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Vision: Doubt floater as they generally move through site. If fixed needs further evaluation. Suggest retinal problem.
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Dr. Benjamin Rubin
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Floater: If a floater yes, it could be stuck in the bursa pre macular is area. Many times will move away or you will get used to it. But it could be from somet ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Needs evaluation.: Black spots and lines in your vision need evaluation by an opthalmologist as they may indicate problems with your retina and could lead to blindness. ... Read More
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Dr. Keshav Narain
29 years experience Retinal Surgery
Three options: You need a dilated eye exam to establish that it is only floaters that are the cause of your concern. Some floaters are normal. If exam is normal, the ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Ham
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Floaters: A posterior vitreous detachment causes floaters. This is a situation where the vitreous(jelly) of the eye detaches (not a retinal detachment), it the ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: floaters can appear at any age after about 18. It's aging. Ask if a parent experienced this early.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
40 years experience Ophthalmology
No: The frickle is probably a choroidal nevus or mole & a second opinion is good. Floaters are sign of vitreous detachment, a normal phenomenon, a little ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Eye symptoms: Please see an eye doctor. Sounds like there are several things going on that can be diagnosed and treated. This will help w/vision and give you peac ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
PVD: Most black dots noted in vision are floaters or PVD: posterior retinal detachment (more info: [email protected]). If eyeMD did not see any of th ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Please repost: Please repost and include information about whether you have migraines.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kimberly Umhoefer
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Need to evaluate : A vision test is only one part of an eye exam. You need to see an ophthalmologist or an optometrist who can dilate your eye and exam the back part of ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Second opinion: A fixed black spot that does not move or clear can indicate a retinal or lens issue. You must be examined and evaluated by a board certified ophthalmo ... Read More

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