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how long do floaters take to go away

A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Griggs
36 years experience Ophthalmology
Ask provider: Discuss this with the provider that diagnosed the hyphema.
Dr. Bruce Saran
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Vitreous hemorrhage: Hyphema (blood in the front of the eye) is usually from trauma that can cause the vitreous gel to pull on the retina and tear the retina or its blood ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Doan
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Unfortunately, : Unfortunately, the weiss ring floater does not go away. However, patients sometimes adapt and will stop seeing the floater. Some patients will continu ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Weiss ring: The weiss ring is the posterior vitreous face which released from the optic nerve head. Until the posterior vitreous detachment is complete, the rema ... Read More
Dr. Jonathan Levin
14 years experience Ophthalmology
Weeks to months: The weiss ring will always be present the rest of your life whenever an ophthalmologist looks in your eye. Your brain, however, over time should learn ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Variable: The inflammation after surgery will subside over 2-3 weeks. However, some floaters can remain indefinitely. Your ophthalmologist can give you more det ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rosen
36 years experience Ophthalmology
: It largely depends on the cause of the floaters. Gradual changes in a healthy aging eye may have the floaters persisting for years. Floaters due to bl ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Some completely go away, and some may never improve. All spectrum's answer this question.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. T Jeff Russell
35 years experience Ophthalmology
No definite time: Variable in each individual.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Long time: If some one has vitreous bleeding inside of the eye it will take very long time to go away. If it does not go away for more than 6 months and if its ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Does not go away : Floaters in the eye are debris that remain for ever. Either they disappear from the visual axis to your blind spot or our brain is doing a good job t ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Floaters: Typically floaters can last up to 6 months. It would be worthwhile to recheck with either a optometrist or ophthomologist.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Some need surgery: In most cases, eye floaters don't require treatment. Learning to cope with your floaters may take time. In rare cases, your eye floaters may impair y ... Read More

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