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 retina. With age, the vitreous thins and may separate from the back of the eye. This is called posterior vitreous detachment (PVD),… Read More More serious squiggly lines: posterior vitreous detachment (PVD)
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 cause Posterior Vitreous Detachment. What is the Vitreous? The vitreous is a clear jelly-like substance within the eye… Read More What is Posterior Vitreous Detachment?
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 actually tiny clumps of gel or cells inside the vitreous, the clear jelly-like fluid that fills the… Read More Eye Floaters and Spots
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, and especially common for people with connective tissue disorders. They are little specs that float around in your field of… Read More Other ideas about Vitreous Floater treatments.
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. It seems that the longer you do it, the longer they disappear. I have… Read More Great exercises that eliminate the squiggly lines!