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Why do I have eye floaters and eye flashes when looking at the sky or bright things?

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Dr. Jeffrey Davis
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Depends on the light

Because the floater is semi-transparent, certain lighting conditions and backgrounds will back the floater more visible.
They are always there, just may not be visible under the wrong light.

In brief: Depends on the light

Because the floater is semi-transparent, certain lighting conditions and backgrounds will back the floater more visible.
They are always there, just may not be visible under the wrong light.
Dr. Jeffrey Davis
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Dr. Keshav Narain
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery

In brief: High contrast

If you think of floaters and small particles that cast shadows, a bright background will maximize this.

In brief: High contrast

If you think of floaters and small particles that cast shadows, a bright background will maximize this.
Dr. Keshav Narain
Dr. Keshav Narain
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