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Can you have floaters in your vision and not have a detached retina?

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Dr. Bernard Godley
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
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In brief: Yes,Get seen

Floaters are a common symptom suggesting that the vitreous gel is liquefying- an age related process.
If you have flashing lights and or vision loss, you should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist within 48 hours of developing symptoms of a posterior vitreous detachment

In brief: Yes,Get seen

Floaters are a common symptom suggesting that the vitreous gel is liquefying- an age related process.
If you have flashing lights and or vision loss, you should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist within 48 hours of developing symptoms of a posterior vitreous detachment
Dr. Bernard Godley
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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology

In brief: Yes

Floaters are blurred areas of vitreous (jelly in the eye) suspended and or floating around in the eye.
They are a normal change in the vitreous with the aging process. Most times floaters do not mean or lead to retinal detachment. But at the time floaters develop occasionally (not frequently) you can develop a tear in the retina leading to retinal detachment.

In brief: Yes

Floaters are blurred areas of vitreous (jelly in the eye) suspended and or floating around in the eye.
They are a normal change in the vitreous with the aging process. Most times floaters do not mean or lead to retinal detachment. But at the time floaters develop occasionally (not frequently) you can develop a tear in the retina leading to retinal detachment.
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