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Eye floaters from serious eye trauma like a fist in the eye?

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Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
26 years experience in Sports Medicine
Possible emergency: Tiny spots/ordinary eye floaters are very common and usually aren't cause for alarm. But if you see a shower of floaters and spots, sometimes accompanied by light flashes, then seek emergent care. When the retina is torn, eye’s gel-like vitreous can invade the opening and push out the retina, leading to a detachment.
Answered on Jun 30, 2012

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