La Grange, IL
A 17-year-old female asked:
I'm 17. i've had these eye floaters since i was 11. i wear contacts. should i be wearing glasses instead?
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Endocrinology 59 years experience
Floaters in eye: I'm 17. I've had these eye floaters since I was 11. I wear contacts. Should I be wearing glasses instead? ANS: not likely. Floaters are not helped by glasses or contacts. But need to find out what the floaters are. Ask your eye Dr for the cause. There are many causes of floaters but mostly not to worry.
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