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 […]
admin wrote a new post, Why are black, squiggly lines floating in my eyes? 1 year, 8 months ago
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 […]
They are floaters: A blurry spot that seems to drift in front of the eyes but does not block vision.
The blur is the result of debris from the vitreous of the eye casting a shadow on the retina. The spot is the […]
Floaters are little “cobwebs” or specks that float about in your field of vision. They are small, dark, shadowy shapes that can look like spots, thread-like strands, or squiggly lines. They move as your eyes move […]
Excerpted from Taking Care of Your Eyes © 2003-2005 by Triad Communications floaters. (Also called vitreous floaters.) Particles that float in the vitreous and cast shadows on the retina; seen as spots, […]
admin wrote a new post, Why do I see black squiggly lines when I look around? 1 year, 8 months ago
You are noticing vitreous floaters.
The vitreous is the gel that fills the posterior 2/3 or so of your eyeball.
It varies from person to person but most people normally have some amount of cellular debris […]
The space between the crystalline lens and the retina is filled with a clear, gel-like substance called vitreous. In a newborn, the vitreous has an egg-white consistency and is firmly attached to the […]