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How Can You Minimize Seeing Eye Floaters
Floaters: Are very common in adults. They are typically caused by aging changes of the vitreous jelly that fills the back of our eyes. When this degeneration occurs, small pockets of liquid develop and the jelly pulls away from the retina (the lining of the back of the eye). A small piece of tissue gets pulled away (the floater). If this has developed recently, see your eye doctor to rule out problems. ...Read more
Seeing eye floaters after several months of high stress, emotionality, anger. Just a coincidence? Opth says part of normal aging process & not related
Sudden increase in eye floaters over last two weeks. I am seeing eye doctor tomorrow. No other symptoms. Is this retinal tear or detachment?
I have a question I am 27 weeks pregnant with gestational diabetes not sure if this could be related or what but I have been seeing eye floaters ?
Probably not: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs and other studies, can he/she determine what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Vitreous Floaters: The back part of the eye is filled with clear jelly-like substance called vitreous. As it begins to liquefy over time, some of the fibers and debris become visible, particularly against a white background. New floaters and a change in your normal pattern of floaters can be a sign a of retinal damage or a pvd. You should get checked by an ophthalmologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 an md eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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