A 39-year-old member asked:
Help! i've got astigmatism in one eye as well as floaters are they related some how?
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Ophthalmology 35 years experience
No: These are very common, but unrelated problems. Astigmatism is when the front surface of the eye is not perfectly spherical, and floaters are small amounts of intraocular "debris" that float around in your eye.
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Retinal Surgery 31 years experience
No: Floaters in the eye have several causes, but not astigmatism. The most common cause is degeneration of the vitreous fluid. The floaters gradually get worse, and persist. Sudden increase in floaters may be caused by vitreous separation (detachment) and may associated with a retinal tear or detachment, and an eye exam is advisable.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
I've got. astigmatism in one eye as well as floaters are they related some how?
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Ophthalmology 28 years experience
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Last updated Sep 30, 2020
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