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Why do I have these floatings in my eyes?
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Dr. Matheson Harris
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In brief: Common problem
Floaters are pieces of the vitreous gel within the eye casting a shadow on the retina.
They are almost always benign in nature. If a large floater suddenly appears, or they appear along with flashing lights and/or a curtain in your vision, you should have a dilated exam right away as they could be an indication of a retinal tear or detachment.

In brief: Common problem
Floaters are pieces of the vitreous gel within the eye casting a shadow on the retina.
They are almost always benign in nature. If a large floater suddenly appears, or they appear along with flashing lights and/or a curtain in your vision, you should have a dilated exam right away as they could be an indication of a retinal tear or detachment.
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