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I Saw Some Smog Like Stuff Like My Vision Going Hazy Is That The Vitreous
Depends: Ask your retina specialist. Mild ones can dissolve away on their own. Others require vitrectomy to remove, especially if there is underlying pathology such as retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, etc. At the very least you should avoid strenuous physical activity and blood thinners (aspirin, nsaids, high dose vitamin e, fish oils, etc.). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends : It all depends on how the floaters bother you and affect your activities of daily living. There is risk with any surgery, but if your symptoms are bad enough, consider vitrectomy (surgery) wait one year to see how the symptoms are before proceeding to surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does eye flashes due to Posterior Vitreous Detachment look like? Streaks of bright light or vision flickering on and off or is it something else?
Vitrous : what use?: Vitreous is the gel that occupies the middle of the eye ball. Lightning flashes are generated by vitreous tugging on retina during eye movement. When a posterior vitreous detachment occurs, there may initially be residual areas where the vitreous remains attached to the retina, causing these light flashes. Patients have described these flashes as "a sparkle or twinkl ...Read more
Hi, I am 23 male, Diagnosed with Vitreous Degeneration , suffering from floaters, Retina is Healthy with 6/6 vision. Is it common for my age?
Depends: It is rare in 20's but it's more common around 50's. However, younger patient could have vitreous Degenration if they are myopic, history of trauma to the eye or to the head, or history of eye surgery. It could be genetic too. The vitreous ages with time and liquefies and becomes mobile. The changes can cause floater or flashes. If it's a new episode then the person needs eye exam. ...Read more
Do a few vitreous floaters (but otherwise good vision and no other problems as evaluated by opth) predispose you to future eye problems?
Vitreous floaters: Are very common. They are due to degenerative changes in the vitreous gel which fills the back of the eye. In the large majority of cases, floaters develop without any other associated eye problems. You have already had your eyes checked to rule out any retinal tears, holes or detachment. Floaters are permanent but do not cause any predisposition to future eye problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vitreous hemorrhage, no vision, some light & movement. Dr said no retinal damage, wait a week & then possible vitrectomy. Is this a normal plan?
Vitreous hemorrhage : Without retinal detachment confirmed my b-scan ultrasonography, can be monitored and re-evaluated after a few days or weeks depending upon risk factors and the remainder of your exam. Sleep with the head i the bed inclined, refrain from lifting heavy objects and refrain from bending over. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had posterior vitreous detachment in eye. Saw eye dr. Says I am ok how long does cloudy vision light flashes last? I will be checked again by dr.
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No: It is not practical to try to keep a mask properly fitted on a baby or young child. If a child is sensitive to bad air, keep his room (or the whole house, if possible) air clean by not having dusty items (fabric furniture, carpets, etc.). On bad air days, stay indoors and run the hepa filter. Invest in a car with a hepa filter, for when driving is needed. When traveling, bring a hepa filter along. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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