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Enzyme (Definition)

An enzyme causes the transformation of a compoond to another compound. In living structures, it is the transformation of a protein to another form. An example is from an inactive state ...Read more


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Does serrapeptase dissolve or help with large eye floaters?

Does serrapeptase dissolve or help with large eye floaters?

Serrapeptase: There is no fda approved medicine to help with floaters in the eye. Most floaters will dissolve or improve with time. It can take weeks to months to years for them to go away. ...Read more

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Is there anything promising currently in clinical development in terms of an injectable enzyme for treatment of eye floaters? Ocriplasmin seems to be a step in the right direction, albeit indirectly.

Enzyme for floaters.: Unfortunately, the ocriplasmin enzyme has very specific indications and really would not work for getting rid of floaters. The problem is in finding something strong enough to hydrolyze the floaters but not harm the eye. I am not aware of any research currently being done to treat floaters this way. ...Read more

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Few days pressure in chest other days bottom of ribcage hurts, high liver enzymes, prostatitis, floater in eye.. Im 26 any ideas?

Few days pressure in chest other days bottom of ribcage hurts, high liver enzymes, prostatitis, floater in eye.. Im 26 any ideas?

Re floater: The floater in the eye has nothing to do with your other symptoms. Commenting on the floater... The floater is a shadow that you see when light hits something floating inside your eye. Floaters are most often not a serious problem, but could be. You should see an eye doctor to determine the source and seriousness of the floater. ...Read more

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Why do eye floaters exist?

Why do eye floaters exist?

Floaters: The vitreous degenerates with normal aging. Floaters/ debris occurs as it turns from a formed, to a fluid state. You should ideally be examined by an ophthalmologist or a retinal specialist when you have new floaters. ...Read more

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Why do we get eye floaters?

Why do we get eye floaters?

Age related change: The vitreous (connective tissue of the eye) becomes more liquid in people who are nearsighted or during the process of aging - then eye floaters may develop. It can also be a sign of retinal detachment, which need immediate medical attention, . ...Read more

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Are eye floaters a serious problem?

Are eye floaters a serious problem?

No not at your age: Normal aging changes of the eye unless you see a curtain of them streaming down obscuring your vision. Then that's an EMC situation. ...Read more

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Is it possible to clear eye floaters?

Is it possible to clear eye floaters?

Yes: Typical they will clear or the symptoms will dissipate with time. If not you can consider surgery called a vitrectomy. Discuss this option with your eye specialist / retina surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the main cause of eye floaters?

What is the main cause of eye floaters?

Floaters cause: Floaters arise when the vitreous gel inside the eye liquefies naturally with age and sometimes earlier in life due to trauma, inflammation, or even high myopia. The floaters may consist of protein precipitates. Though the vitreous gel inside the eye is clear, it is composed of a complex matrix of collagen proteins that undergo changes. New floaters should be examined under dilation. ...Read more

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Dr. Keshav Narain
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Floaters (Definition)

Floater = 0ptical debris in vitreous body or lens that appears as a spot in ...Read more


Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Eye Floaters (Definition)

are spots you notice visually that may vary in shape & are ...Read more