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Cataracts Symptoms Floaters
Can anterior vitreous detachment occur before pvd? Does it reduce the retinal risks assoc with cataract surgery? Symptoms other than floaters?
Vitreous detachment: May occur at the level of the anterior retina adjacent to an area called the ora serrata. The vitreous may delaminate from the retina at any location, meaning either posterior or anterior at anytime either from trauma or idiopathic. If the vitreous is already detached from the retina, then the risks of a retinal detachment is theoretically reduced. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Occurs whent here is a clouding (or change in protein composition) of the normally clear lens (which is located behind the pupil and iris) inside the eye. Cataracts are most commonly due to aging, but can be congenital (born with it), due to trauma or uveitis (eye inflammation). Can be worsened by long-term topical steroid ...Read more
I am two weeks post cataract surgery. Vision good. Today had lengthy episode of floaters including cloudy floaters and vision not as precise. Normal?
Floaters after CS: Floaters after a non-complicated CS procedure can occur. Check with your eyeMD to be sure no vitreous was lost during procedure. If flashing or a significant numbers of floaters or a curtain coming down over your vision occurs, call your eyeMD ASAP to be sure there is no new retinal hole or detachment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cataract surgery 7 months ago left HUGE floaters. YAG performed twice, past 3 months. Dr today suggesting a third YAG. Other options?
Cataract surgery 8/3/2016 and my pupil is still a pinpoint. Indoors I see floaters and cloudiness or complete shadow. How long until this resolves?
Post cataract surgery developed floaters. Eyes check good no issues. One floater is very annoying in vision line. Do floaters go away in time?
Can you get pvd if you had a vitrectomy years ago? Have had floaters and eye flashes when I move it after recent cataract correction surgery
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I see a large purple circle whenever I enter a dark room or stare at a dark area. It lasts for a second. (I have an undiagnosed disease causing eye floaters, flashes of light upon head movement, muscle weakness, aches, rashes. Have slight cataracts.)?
Be seen: You would be well served to be seen and have a thorough evaluation by both a neurologist and an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
After having cataract surgery, I now have a large "floater" which came from the back of my eye. It is blocking part of my vision. What can be done?
Not usually: Cataracts cause halos/glare especially when driving at night, blurry vision, loss of contrast sensitivity (decreased contrast between objects & background) & decreased vision: even on; these symptoms worse with time. Flashing lights usually due to vitreous changes, retinal traction, hole, detachment, or brain blood flow issues/migraines; More info: eyedoc2020@blogspot. Com ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Various: Cataract is a generic term for any opacity in the structure of the natural lens. You can be born with anything from trivial opacities to profound deposits. The minor ones frquently do not need anything done and cause no symptoms. The major ones can block vision, cause an eye to turn in or out, and can cause permanent loss of vision. Your pediatric ophthalmologist is an expert at these. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosed with cataracts and glaucoma. Since glaucoma and diabetes have similar symptoms, should I be checked for diabetes as a precaution?
Doesn't hurt: Most people with glaucoma do not actually have any symptoms, and the link between diabetes and glaucoma is confusing (linked in some studies and not in others). However diabetes is very common and you are over age 40, so a reasonable thing to check just for general health - see your primary doc for advice on this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer