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What kind of medication can you take for eye floaters?
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: None i'm aware of.
Floaters are these small concretions that float about the vitreous fluid of the globe of the eye; they are quite common, some people are not aware they have them, but there are times quite noticeable when they float in front of the macula or the area of the retina where sight is focused.

In brief: None i'm aware of.
Floaters are these small concretions that float about the vitreous fluid of the globe of the eye; they are quite common, some people are not aware they have them, but there are times quite noticeable when they float in front of the macula or the area of the retina where sight is focused.
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Medications don't help. In extreme cases a vitrectomy can be performed (surgically removing the gel from the eye).
Dr. Glenn Pomerance
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: A patience pill!!
Joking aside, there isn't much that can or should be done about floaters.
They result from debris from vitreous separation suspended in the eye which casts shadows. Gravity usually fixes it over time by drawing the vitreous and debris toward the bottom of the eye. Watch for flashing lights and dramatic cobwebs which may indicate a retinal tear!

In brief: A patience pill!!
Joking aside, there isn't much that can or should be done about floaters.
They result from debris from vitreous separation suspended in the eye which casts shadows. Gravity usually fixes it over time by drawing the vitreous and debris toward the bottom of the eye. Watch for flashing lights and dramatic cobwebs which may indicate a retinal tear!
Dr. Glenn Pomerance
Dr. Glenn Pomerance
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