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Why am i constantly seeing floaters in eyes nowadays?

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Dr. Laura Cozzarelli
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Natural process

Most of the time floaters appear as a natural consequence of getting older, like seeing the first wrinkle in your forehead.
If, however you see floaters that weren't there before, or if you have flashes of light in the periphery of your vision, it's best to get checked out asap by an eye md (ophthalmologist) to rule out retinal tears, which can lead to (vision-threatening) retinal detachments.

In brief: Natural process

Most of the time floaters appear as a natural consequence of getting older, like seeing the first wrinkle in your forehead.
If, however you see floaters that weren't there before, or if you have flashes of light in the periphery of your vision, it's best to get checked out asap by an eye md (ophthalmologist) to rule out retinal tears, which can lead to (vision-threatening) retinal detachments.
Dr. Laura Cozzarelli
Dr. Laura Cozzarelli
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Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Vitreous Detachment?

If you are constantly seeng floaters, you could have a vitreous detachment.
Suggest seeing an ophthalmologist to rule out any retinal tears, or other sources!

In brief: Vitreous Detachment?

If you are constantly seeng floaters, you could have a vitreous detachment.
Suggest seeing an ophthalmologist to rule out any retinal tears, or other sources!
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
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Dr. Keshav Narain
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Natural aging mostly

It is a consequence of protein particles drifting within the vitreous fluid of our eye.
They are common and harmless most of the time. If new or associated with other symptoms like flashes, the eye should be examined for retinal problems. Constant floaters can be a warning that there are changes in the retina like a tear or detachment. Get it checked out.

In brief: Natural aging mostly

It is a consequence of protein particles drifting within the vitreous fluid of our eye.
They are common and harmless most of the time. If new or associated with other symptoms like flashes, the eye should be examined for retinal problems. Constant floaters can be a warning that there are changes in the retina like a tear or detachment. Get it checked out.
Dr. Keshav Narain
Dr. Keshav Narain
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