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Do you get more eye floaters from serious eye trauma?
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Dr. Alan Westeren
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Yes this is possible
Vitreous floaters or more serious bleeding inside eye or retinal detachment or retinal tears or retinal holes (e.
g. Macular hole) may result after injury/contusion to eye. Post-traumatic new floaters should always be examined by an ophthalmologist (eye md) who examines eye trauma patients frequently to detect vision threatening injuries and recommend frequency of future eye exams.

In brief: Yes this is possible
Vitreous floaters or more serious bleeding inside eye or retinal detachment or retinal tears or retinal holes (e.
g. Macular hole) may result after injury/contusion to eye. Post-traumatic new floaters should always be examined by an ophthalmologist (eye md) who examines eye trauma patients frequently to detect vision threatening injuries and recommend frequency of future eye exams.
Dr. Alan Westeren
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Dr. David Speck
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Possibly
Floaters come from vitreous debris or blood floating within the fluid of the interior of the eye.
The more serious the injury to the eye, the more likely it will be that blood, retinal, or vitreous debris will be released within the eye. Any sudden increase in floaters should be evaluated promptly by an ophthalmologist to check for retinal detachment before the central vision is lost.

In brief: Possibly
Floaters come from vitreous debris or blood floating within the fluid of the interior of the eye.
The more serious the injury to the eye, the more likely it will be that blood, retinal, or vitreous debris will be released within the eye. Any sudden increase in floaters should be evaluated promptly by an ophthalmologist to check for retinal detachment before the central vision is lost.
Dr. David Speck
Dr. David Speck
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