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I have worn glasses since I was in the second grade. I see black dots floating in my vision. What are they and should I worryk? Checkup two years ago-
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Dr. William Goldstein
Ophthalmology
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Floaters are possibly a sign of retinal tear or detachment.
See an eye doctor, and check out http://www.2020vision.Com/floaters.Html.

In brief: See a doc
Floaters are possibly a sign of retinal tear or detachment.
See an eye doctor, and check out http://www.2020vision.Com/floaters.Html.
Dr. William Goldstein
Dr. William Goldstein
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
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In brief: "floaters" are spots
…in our vision that may look like black/grey specks/ strings/ cob webs that drift about when we move our eyes.
As eyes age, micro- scopic fibers in the jelly-like vitreous clump together & cast shadows on retina. Most are benign unless large #s appear as well as flashes of light or loss of peripheral vision, in which cases you should see ophthalmologist immediately. [adapted from mayo clinic site].

In brief: "floaters" are spots
…in our vision that may look like black/grey specks/ strings/ cob webs that drift about when we move our eyes.
As eyes age, micro- scopic fibers in the jelly-like vitreous clump together & cast shadows on retina. Most are benign unless large #s appear as well as flashes of light or loss of peripheral vision, in which cases you should see ophthalmologist immediately. [adapted from mayo clinic site].
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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