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A 45-year-old member asked:

Since i started wearing glasses, my eye floaters got worse. is there something wrong with me?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Not related: Worsening of eye floaters is not related to glasses. You should see an ophthalmologist to determine why you have worsening eye floaters. Most of the time, eye floaters are due to benign changes in the vitreous, the jelly in the center of your eye, but occasionally, floaters are due a serious eye problem. Only a thorough exam can determine this.
Last updated Mar 18, 2019


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