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A 22-year-old female asked:

I have high myopia (-6.00) and i recently started seeing lots of white dots that are moving very fast in my vision ... they're there all the time. i don't know if they are floaters or something else. does this sound serious?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Opthalmologist: Worsening vision and problems with seeing dots, floaters or dark patches can indicate a degenerative disorder of the eye. Opthalmologists (eye doctors) are specialized in diseases of the eye. They can help evaluate, diagnose and treat eye problems involving the cornea, retina and substructures. They can also refer to a Neurologist for problems involving the optic nerve.

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