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Why are there floaters in my eye? Could they be from years of martial arts?

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Dr. Michael Ham
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In brief: Floaters

Possibly, 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.

In brief: Floaters

Possibly, 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.
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In brief: Don't think so

Floaters are protein deposits in th eye that can usually be seen when looking at the sun or bright lights.

In brief: Don't think so

Floaters are protein deposits in th eye that can usually be seen when looking at the sun or bright lights.
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