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Does Serrapeptase Dissolve Or Help With Large Eye Floaters
Can serrapeptase enzymes can cause any harm to eyes or body? If no how much is dosage. Taking for eye floaters just trying may work it for me!!
Why there can't be any drug that cure or dissolve these eye Floaters, it really effect lives have many floaters like me that to at age of 23
What exactly are eye floaters? Can they cast off large shadows? Been having floaters and now it seems like there getting worse and casting shadows.
If new, need exam: Floaters in the eye have several causes. The most common cause is degeneration of the vitreous fluid. The floaters gradually get worse, and persist; these are degenerative fosters. Sudden increase in floaters may be caused by vitreous separation (detachment) and may associated with a retinal tear or detachment, and an urgent eye exam is advisable; these are acute floaters. ...Read more
Eye floaters, 9 of them, not as big as coin.1st appear 5 years ago, at dentist, and look into a laser light. Hw will an eye dr treat me? Can treat?
Treatment?: Not sure of treatment, but I would recommend seeing an ophthalmologist. They should be able to determine what is going on. Good luck. ...Read more
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
I have eye floaters in both eyes, have noticed them from being a teenager now in my early 30s, they seem more pronounced should I get them checked?
PVD: Pvd: posterior vitreous detachment. The gel inside your eyes, vitreous, has partially liquefied, pulls away from the retina which lines the back of your eye. This is a normal with aging. This causes floaters. The only concern is if it begins to pull on the retina ; tears it. Retinal tears can lead to retinal detachment ; blindness. Go to your doctor immediately if you have symptoms. ...Read more
Time: Most symptoms from floaters will diminish to a tolerable level with time. Patients will notice them in certain lighting situations or activities. Vitrectomy surgery markedly increases the risk of cataract formation and the small but real risk of retinal tear and detachment. Surgery is only indicated if floaters are severely diminishing your ability to perform activities of daily living. ...Read more
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
Depends: First question is have you had a dilated exam to make sure that the floaters are not accompanied by other findings such as retinal tears? As a retina specialist, i rarely recommend surgery for floaters. Usually they are not severe enough to require any treatment. Another option is yag vitreolysis. This doesn't always work either. That leaves you with adapting to the floaters. ...Read more
Yes, sometimes: Floaters are due to 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 a md eye doctor. ...Read more
"Serious" floaters.: Vitrectomy works for bad floaters. Although it carries risks, it is associated with reasonably good outcomes to get rid of floaters. The reality is that most floaters are not serious enough to warrant a vitrectomy. Of the floaters that are truly serious, most are associated with some other disease process like diabetes. Yag laser lysis is the other way, though less common and more difficult. ...Read more
Due to vitreous cell:
We can see the cells that are floating in our vitreous, occasionally in a bright day. But if anyone develops vitreous detachment, the floaters are more commonly seen and they are more in number.
Also, people with disease of posterior part of their eyes may have more floaters. Like patients with diabetes, who has had bleeding in their eyes. ...Read more
Rarely done: For the vast majority of people, floaters become less and less bothersome over time, and they tend to move out of the line of sight. For those who are plagued by floaters where they interfere with the quality of life, vitrectomy surgery done by retinal specialists can remove floaters. The surgery has a high risk of cataract developing. A laser procedure can also be done: www.eyefloaters.com ...Read more
It does not cause it: Just like within the body there are many parts, although one organ, the eye is very similar with many parts as well. Where floaters occur in the eye is separate from the area where the effects of glaucoma occur, which is the optic nerve. Floaters are typically black spots that appear real like gnats in front of you. Vision loss from glaucoma is like dark patches in vision that don't go away. ...Read more
Eye floaters: The cause of the cold symptoms could also be associated with causing inflammation in your eyes. Most floaters are not a concern, but some require treatment. It's best to check in with an eye doctor for a dilated exam, especially if there is any decreased vision, pain, redness or flashing lights. Good luck. ...Read more
No: Vitreous separation ; traction on the retina causes retinal tears-causing vitreous floaters ; hazy vision. Untreated, these tears allow fluid to flow behind the retina amd it falls off the back of your eye-like wallpaper coming off a wall. This causes a veil in your side vision then painless central vision loss. Lifting or straining does not cause these problems. Hitting your head can. ...Read more