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is masterbation the reason for my eye floaters

A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Floaters: Not likely. If eye floaters are a problem talk to your doctor about an examination with an eye specialist.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
May be a coincidence: Floaters are due to imperfections in the clear gel inside the eyeball, and tend to become noticeable as a person ages. Floaters occur in masturbaters ... Read More
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Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
No.: There is no connection between masterbation and eye problems. It does not now, nor has it ever, caused blindness or any other kind of visual difficul ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
47 years experience Medical Oncology
No.: Eye drops do not cause floaters. Floaters are usually due to precipitation of protein in the vitreous humor (the jelly that fills the eye ball). Eye ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
I am: not sure the floaters are related to masturbation. If masturbation becomes pervasive need to follow up with a sex therapist or Psychologist
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Ask your eye doctor: One needs to know where the abnormal fluid is to venture a guess. Every eye has fluid inside it (aqueous humor) and there is where the floaters are f ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: If there has been a change in your floaters, then an eye exam by an ophthalmologist is advised.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Time: It just takes time! if they are in the center of vision and you can't ignore them, consider a floater surgery to remove them.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Observation: Most floaters are benign and can be annoying but not dangerous. A few, especially of recent onset can be a clue to underlying retinal problems like d ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keshav Narain
29 years experience Retinal Surgery
Eye floaters: Typically floaters are composed of protein pre-cipitates in the vitreous. These arise naturally with age, but can occur early due to certain conditio ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Eye floaters: Greetings. Eye floaters needs an ophthalmological evaluation. This could be a warning for a retinal detachment or tear. Good Luck.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye tissue renewal: Most floaters are fragments of the normal renewal process in the back of the eye with an occasional fragment getting out of the normal clean up channe ... Read More

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