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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for eye floaters?

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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Floaters

This is a situation where the vitreous(jelly) of the eye detaches (not a retinal detachment), it then "crumples" up leaving dots, spots, strands of blurry vitreous; i.e. The "floater". You should have an exam to ensure the incident did not tear the retina, which could lead to a retinal detachment. Wait one year then consider surgery. No pills!

In brief: Floaters

This is a situation where the vitreous(jelly) of the eye detaches (not a retinal detachment), it then "crumples" up leaving dots, spots, strands of blurry vitreous; i.e. The "floater". You should have an exam to ensure the incident did not tear the retina, which could lead to a retinal detachment. Wait one year then consider surgery. No pills!
Dr. Michael Ham
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: None

Floaters are a normal (albeit annoying) condition, caused by the gel in the back of the eye liquifying and breaking apart.
No medication at this point in time can treat it. There are ongoing studies of injectable medicines as well as laser surgery to melt the floaters, but they have met only limited success. In severe cases (vision disturbance), a surgical removal of the gel can be performed.

In brief: None

Floaters are a normal (albeit annoying) condition, caused by the gel in the back of the eye liquifying and breaking apart.
No medication at this point in time can treat it. There are ongoing studies of injectable medicines as well as laser surgery to melt the floaters, but they have met only limited success. In severe cases (vision disturbance), a surgical removal of the gel can be performed.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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