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A 20-year-old male asked:

Whats the difference between eye floaters and flashes? can floater be clear and thick or are these flashes?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Floaters are stingly, cobweb like elements that are in your field of vision and move around. Flashes are flashes of light and are transient. Flashes are more of a cause for concern.
Last updated Apr 5, 2021

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