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I'm wondering are eye floaters a big problem?

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Dr. Matthew Goren
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Maybe: Maybe not. You need an exam by an ophthalmologist to make sure they are benign floaters and not something associated with a bigger oroblem.

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Are eye floaters a serious problem?

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
No not at your age: Normal aging changes of the eye unless you see a curtain of them streaming down obscuring your vision. Then that's an EMC situation.

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