San Jose, CA
A 19-year-old female asked:

In my vision sometimes i see small eye floaters. what is the cause? no injury or anything.i have normal blood work. dont wear glasses. i am 19. bad?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
About floaters...: Floaters are due to imperfections in the clear gel inside the eyeball, and tend to become noticeable as a person ages. Floaters occur in many people, and sometimes are more noticeable if one is looking at a plain blank surface such as a blue sky. Large numbers of floaters, noticeably increasing floaters, flashes of light, changes in vision clarity, etc., can be evaluated by an MD eye doctor.
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