A 38-year-old female asked:
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If you have hydrocephalus and you see floaters when you cloose your eyes dovthat mean blindness?

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Dr. John Gillespie
40 years experience in Ophthalmology
Floaters : Hydrocephalus "water pressure in the ventricles can cause swelling of the optic nerve and thereby retinal swelling. Floaters doesn't mean retinal tears but can be. A retinal examination should help sort this out.
Answered on Jun 28, 2013
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