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Salt Lake City, UT
A 24-year-old male asked:

I can see floaters and sometimes flashers outside the worst. eye doc said there benign. does this mean i'm going blind and cataracts?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
Not to worry: This is normal! The less you pay attention to this the quicker they will disappear ! Consult Opthamologist if above advice doesn't "work"
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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 52 years experience
No.: Benign means harmless.
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Last updated Aug 23, 2014

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