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what is the best treatment for eye floaters

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
See eye md: Eye trauma causing a new floater should be examined by an ophthalmologist for possible retinal damage. Make an appointment soon.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Carlin
49 years experience Ophthalmology
Have them checked: Eye floaters, especially those of sudden onset may be a symptom of a serious ey problem, and should be checked by your eye doctor. If they turn out t ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience Ophthalmology
None: Floaters are a normal (albeit annoying) condition, caused by the gel in the back of the eye liquifying and breaking apart. No medication at this point ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Ham
26 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
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Willa Terry
31 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: Eye (vitreous) floaters are more common as people age, especially in those who are nearsighted. A sudden increase in the number of floaters can repere ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Floaters in the vitreous cavity of the eye, although at times annoying, are degenerative changes in the vitreous humor where the collagenous skeleton ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience Retinal Surgery
Get checked: If your floaters have suddenly increased and/or they are accompanied by flashing lights in your vision, you must get a dilated eye exam asap, preferab ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: No im not familiar with this treatment.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Below: Symptoms of eye floaters may include: •Spots in your vision that appear as dark specks or knobby, transparent strings of floating material •Spots that ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Opthalmology: Floaters are collagen fiber proteins floating in the vitreous effect the amount of light that hits the retina. Most of the time floaters are no conce ... Read More
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