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  • Study finds YAG laser vitreolysis may be option for floaters

    Study finds YAG laser vitreolysis may be option for floaters

    By Lynda Charters, Reviewed by Chirag P. Shah, MD, MPH Almost 67% of patients older than 65 years of age have had a posterior vitreous detachment, many of whom are bothered by their floaters. YAG vitreolysis might be a viable treatment for patients with symptomatic floaters. According to a pilot study conducted by Chirag Shah,……


  • PVD and floaters

    PVD and floaters

    Hi Ten years ago, I got posterior vitreous detachment in my right eye and got a few floaters (one large) and these are still there. But, a couple of days ago, in my left eye I got same thing. Immediately vent to hospital where PVD was detected without any retinal tears. Now I have very……


  • Why are black, squiggly lines floating in my eyes?

    Why are black, squiggly lines floating in my eyes?

    Those are commonly called floaters. Usually what you’re seeing is particles of things in your tears (like dead cells) or bits of a gel-like substance that your eye produces to protect it (sometimes this stuff clumps up a little and looks like floaters). These can show up at any random time, but they’re more likely……


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    Posterior Vitreous Detachment (PVD) is a common condition which occurs in about 75 per cent of people over the age of 65.  As people get older the vitreous, a jelly-like substance inside the eye changes. This can […]