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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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  • wrote a new post 5 years, 11 months ago

    You may sometimes see small specks or clouds moving in your field of vision. They are called floaters. You can often see them when looking at a plain background, like a blank wall or blue sky.

    Floaters are […]

  • wrote a new post 5 years, 11 months ago

    Eye Floaters Overlooked Causes and a Possible Treatment

    I’ve had floaters in both eyes, especially my left eye, for most of my life. Eye floaters are common conditions for many people in the general population, […]

  • wrote a new post 5 years, 11 months ago

    I find that (if you suffer from these squiggly lines, like me) that if you spend 15 or 20 seconds looking to your your extremes of up and down with your eyes, these “floaters” will go away…. For a few minutes. […]