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How many people have the translucent type of floaters?
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Dr. Jeffrey Gold
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In brief: Translucent floaters
Large floaters that appear as a small circle or some other geometric shape usually represent the pulling away from the back of the eye of the posterior part of the vitreous gel and is called posterior vitreous detachment, not to be confused with retinal detachment.
However if this occurs suddenly with or without flashing lights, you should be evaluated by your eye md.

In brief: Translucent floaters
Large floaters that appear as a small circle or some other geometric shape usually represent the pulling away from the back of the eye of the posterior part of the vitreous gel and is called posterior vitreous detachment, not to be confused with retinal detachment.
However if this occurs suddenly with or without flashing lights, you should be evaluated by your eye md.
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