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A 34-year-old member asked:

Does anyone know how to reduce my eye floaters?

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Dr. Carl May
Dr. Carl Mayanswered
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
No quick cure: There is no quick cure for floaters. It is very important with the new onset of floaters or if you suddenly experience flashes of light, you must contact a doctor immediately. See you doctor if you have decreaed vision with floaters. Over time your brain will slowly learn to filter out the appearence of floaters. You may always notice floaters in certain lighting conditions.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

Do you know how to reduce eye floaters that are bothering me?

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Dr. John Trittschuh
Ophthalmology 54 years experience
Nothing to be done.: Eye floaters are a normal aging change of the interior of the eye. These normal floaters are rarely so debilitating that they would need to be removed by a process called vitrectomy. However, some floaters might be a sign of more dangerous problems such as bleeding from diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment or inflammations of the eye interior. Any sudden change in floaters requires an exam.

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