A 48-year-old member asked:
How do you fix a floater in the retina in the human eye?
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Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery 20 years experience
You can't: A pars plana vitrectomy surgery can remove the floater, but is not usually done for this reason given that it is invasive.
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Retinal Surgery 30 years experience
Three options: Three options: live with it, yag laser, and vitrectomy. When living with it has been ruled out, consider the later two. An exam to establish that it is the floaters that are the cause of your concern. Remember there are risks with every surgical procedure, but vitrectomy is safe in good hands. Beware cataracts. Be sure to get dilated exam to check for retinal tears too.
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Last updated Dec 10, 2013
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