Are there any ways to treat eye floaters?

Floaters & Treatment. Although they are a nuisance and bad in that way, floaters are little more than an annoyance for most people. They result from natural changes that occur in the vitreous gel of the eye. Most important is that new floaters or flashes deserve to be looked at by an eye specialist as well. Treatment is limited to laser vitreolysis or vitrectomy, both of which have pro's and con's.
Yes. Most floaters go away or become insignificant over time. Occasionally they stay, and can be removed with surgery or with laser treatment. There are not many surgeons who perform these surgeries! http://www.2020vision.Com/floaters.Html.

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How do I treat eye floaters naturopathically?

Easily. Since there is no actual treatment for floaters, then naturopathic remedies, offering no treatment anyway, can be used with no risk. If you have had the sudden onset of floaters you need your eyes evaluated by an ophthalmologist who can rule out any serious problem and discuss the prognosis of the floaters with you. Read more...
Not sure. Not sure of naturopathically. With time most resolve or become asymptomatic. Recommended to wait one year then consider vitrectomy if symptoms are bad enough. Read more...

How are serious cases of eye floaters treated?

It depends. If the floaters are because of retinal detachment, then laser surgery to repair the retinal performed by an ophthalmologist is necessary emergent surgery. Read more...
"Serious" floaters. By serious you mean interfering with vision, then the answer would be a vitrectomy. Although it carries risks, it is associated with reasonably good outcomes to get rid of floaters. The reality is that most floaters are not serious enough to warrant a vitrectomy. Of the floaters that I have seen that are truly serious, most are associated with some other disease process like diabetes. Read more...
Vitrectomy. Most retinal specialist will not do vitrectomy for floaters because there can be risks. However if it is to the point of severely limiting your day to day function or severely affecting your quality of life, vitrectomy may improve your symptoms. Read more...

I have some annoying eye floaters. How to treat them?

See opthalmologist. Tiny spots/ordinary eye floaters are very common and usually aren't cause for alarm. Doctors are willing to perform such surgery in rare instances when vision seriously is hampered. The way to clean the vitreous and its specks and webs is to remove the gel-like substance entirely from the eye through a vitrectomy procedure. Usually, the vitreous is then replaced with saline. Read more...
Floaters. Most common it is recommended to have an immediate exam when they first occur to rule out retinal detachment. If there is only floaters, then wait a year and if they are still symptomatic then consider a vitrectomy to remove the vitreous and floaters. There is not much information and acceptance on using a yag laser to treat them, do internet search if you want more on yag. I do not recommend y. Read more...

How to treat my eye floaters - will there be a cure in the near future?

The only way to rid. Yourself of the floaters is to have them surgically removed. This does have risks. Are the floaters making your vision permanently blurry? If yes the the benefits would be worth the risks. Read more...

Can acupuncture and Chinese herbs get rid or help eye floaters since they help treat the proteins?

Ocular floaters. are composed mainly of protein that are part of the vitreous gel inside of the eye. Currently the main treatments for these are either a vitrectomy (surgery) to remove the vitreous gel from inside the eye, or laser treatment (YAG laser) called vitreolysis. These are proven methods and have worked well for certain patients. Unfortunately, there is no other medically proven treatment at this time. Read more...
Acupuncture. Traditional Chinese medicine providers report that strengthening kidney and liver Qi can help eye health (to include floaters). As an acupuncturist, I have not treated ophthalmological problems - so I can not comment on efficacy. I am not qualified to comment on the use of medicinal herbs. Read more...