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Worsening vision of past few months. Why so many floaters?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Possible retinal
If you have increasing floaters, especially with light flashes and diminishing vision, you should see your ophthalmologist without delay as there is a possibility of a retinal detachment which could be serious and needs a quick fix.
Other conditions can also do this so get a diagnosis as soon as possible.

In brief: Possible retinal
If you have increasing floaters, especially with light flashes and diminishing vision, you should see your ophthalmologist without delay as there is a possibility of a retinal detachment which could be serious and needs a quick fix.
Other conditions can also do this so get a diagnosis as soon as possible.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology
In brief: Floaters
It sounds as if you have had a posterior vitreous detachment.
This is a situation where the vitreous(jelly) of the eye detaches (not a retinal detachment), it then "crumples" up leaving dots, spots, strands of blurry vitreous; i.e. The "floater". You should have an exam to ensure the incident did not tear the retina, which could lead to a retinal detachment. Wait one year then consider surgery.

In brief: Floaters
It sounds as if you have had a posterior vitreous detachment.
This is a situation where the vitreous(jelly) of the eye detaches (not a retinal detachment), it then "crumples" up leaving dots, spots, strands of blurry vitreous; i.e. The "floater". You should have an exam to ensure the incident did not tear the retina, which could lead to a retinal detachment. Wait one year then consider surgery.
Dr. Michael Ham
Dr. Michael Ham
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