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Dr. Carl May Dr. May
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Does anyone know how to reduce my eye floaters?

Dr. Carl May Dr. May
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Does anyone know how to reduce my eye floaters?

No quick cure: There is no quick cure for floaters. It is very important with the new onset of floaters or if you suddenly experience flashes of light, you must contact a doctor immediately. See you doctor if you have decreaed vision with floaters. Over time your brain will slowly learn to filter out the appearence of floaters. You may always notice floaters in certain lighting conditions. ...Read more

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Floaters (Definition)

Floaters are transparent shapes that can sometimes seen floating in the visual field and are due to deposits in the fluid of the eye. They can be normal or ...Read more


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Does anyone know how to reduce or get rid of eye floaters?

Does anyone know how to reduce or get rid of eye floaters?

Time: Floaters occur when the vitreous gel that fills the eye pulls away from the back part of the eye. The floaters diminish with time. If you have flashes of light or a change in your vision go to an eye md immediately as this could be a retinal tear or detachment-a potentially blinding condition. If your floaters persist or become worse this could be a sign of bleeding or inflammation-go to an md! ...Read more

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Do you know how to reduce eye floaters that are bothering me?

Do you know how to reduce eye floaters that are bothering me?

Nothing to be done.: Eye floaters are a normal aging change of the interior of the eye. These normal floaters are rarely so debilitating that they would need to be removed by a process called vitrectomy. However, some floaters might be a sign of more dangerous problems such as bleeding from diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment or inflammations of the eye interior. Any sudden change in floaters requires an exam. ...Read more

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What do experts consider effective ways to reduce, or deal with eye floaters?

What do experts consider effective ways to reduce, or deal with eye floaters?

See an eye doctor: A retina specialist can help. Eye floaters can be removed with vitrectomy surgery, but this is usually considered too invasive for a benign condition. New/worse floaters require an urgent dilated retinal exam to rule out a serious retinal condition. ...Read more

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Can apple pectin or other natural herbs reduce eye floaters in the eye?

Can apple pectin or other natural herbs reduce eye floaters in the eye?

No: Some people's floaters become less noticeable after an encounter with apple pectin, natural herbs, cookies-and-cream ice cream, watching Spiderman 3, or baking a pan of brownies. Of course, it's just a coincidence, so one must always be wary of anyone claiming he has some great cure to make floaters go away. ...Read more

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Any precautions or natural methods, vitamins, food supplements , so that my eye floaters no.is constant or can reduce it, i have fewof them--2.5 myopi?

Any precautions or natural methods, vitamins, food supplements , so that my eye floaters no.is constant or can reduce it, i have fewof them--2.5 myopi?

No food, vitamin,...: Floaters are due to natural 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, etc..., should be evaluated by an MD eye doctor. ...Read more

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What are eye floaters?

What are eye floaters?

Debris in back of ey: Floaters are debris, usually from eye renewal or condensations of the vitreous gel which fills the back of the eye. If they are located in the axis of vision, they may be seen in certain circumstances as floating objects in space like flying insects. If they appear suddenly or there are many or you have light flashes associated, then see your ophthalmologist immediately. ...Read more

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What causes eye floaters?

What causes eye floaters?

The Vitreous: The vitreous is composed of a clear liquid called hyaluronic acid and fibers called collagen. As we age the vitreous becomes less solid and the collagen fibers become more visible (synuresis). The spots you see are these collagen fiber clumps. They do not cause harm to the eye, they just get in the way. If they are very prominent and reduce visual function they can be removed with a vitrectomy. ...Read more

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