Any one havie a longterm visual problem with posterior vitreous detachment of the eye?

Possibly. It is possible though very unlikely that someone may have a retinal tear after or during a posterior vitreal detachment that leads to a retinal detachment. If you experience sudden onset floaters, flashing lights or decreased vision, seek immediate eye care.

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Why would a film form over the eye after a posterior vitreous detachment?

Growth of cells. During a posterior vitreous detachment, the vitreous in the middle of the eye peels off the retina that lines the inside of the eye wall. This change happens in almost everyone. Sometimes remnant cells left after the separation grow into a sheet or 'epiretinal membrane' on the surface of the retina. Read more...
Film. A posterior vitreous detachment releases small rpe cells, which may form a film on the retina called an epiretinal membrane. This may one day require surgery if the vision becomes very blurry. Read more...

If posterior vitreous detachment is caused by inflammation, is there any way of reducing this inflammation? I am 44 and have pvd in one eye already.

No. The vitreous starts out attached to the retina. Over the years, the vitreous changes, shrinking a bit, similar to the way a jello dessert shrinks and pulls away from the edge of a bowl over time. At some point in life, the vitreous may peel away from the retina. Read more...

Can a person have posterior vitreous detachment on both eyes far apart?

In time? yes. If you are asking can you have first one eye, and then much later experience a PVD in the other eye, then yes, very possible. Usually pvds occur spontaneously, although they can occur from trauma as well. Read more...
Yes. Vitreous detachment, a usually silent event in middle to older age, can occur in one or both eyes with symptoms. Since the transition from gel to dense liquid takes many years to occur, if it is causing symptoms it could be a number of years between each eye. Read more...

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...

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.

Typically a few wks. The tendrils and floaters tend to be absorbed over a period of weeks, and usually no further annoying images. On a positive note, the occurrence of a vitreous detachment lessens chance of spontaneous retinal detachment. Read more...
See a retina special. The key here is to be seen asap if your symptoms get worse. Cloudy vision and flashes tend to improve gradually over days/weeks. Read more...