... m and have had pretty bad floaters since I was 10. As a matter of fact, remember at Elementary school they would do lice checks, hearing tests and vision tests? ... (14 replies)
... I was sure I had really bad floaters in both eyes that seemed to have developed after the cataract surgery since for around a month after the cataract surgery I had crystal clear vision.. ... (2 replies)
... Hi, this is my first time posting here. I am 21 years old and got floaters last Sept. They are getting worse as the months progress. But an opthamologist thinks I'm fine. ... (0 replies)
... experienced cobweb type floaters was told the same. We are both in our sixties. ... (10 replies)
... Hi Solofelix,
Had my MRI Friday. A little delay because another DR wanted to add something to it. It has been quite a year. I have had to dead faints in the past year with the second requiring knee surgery. Feeling is BP drops too fast. But seeing I was in the MRI my Dr thought they would take a look at some other things.
Good news is my opthamologist called and his part of... (10 replies)
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... a few months ago I started to notice a horde of floaters in both of my eyes. ... (1 replies)
... I have had eye floaters in both eyes for years now. I am 35 so probably since age 15 or so I've had floaters. They have gotten worse over the years. ... (1 replies)
... Hope I've remembered correctly all that my eye specialist told me, and that in some way it has helped someone out there with eye floaters caused from a detached vitreous. Please, please get your G.P. ... (6 replies)
... I developed floaters a couple of days ago. I compare it to a fruit fly zig zagging in my field of vision. At times I have a fuzz like spot moving as well. ... (4 replies)
... A good 4 months ago I woke up with a truckload of floaters wich impaired my vision greatly so i went to the doctor who send me off to the hospital to a specialist.. ... (2 replies)
... lot. I am making appt. with an eye doctor today and getting in as soon as I can. I can't let this take over my life anymore!!!! Whatever the news, it can't be as bad as this constant stress and wondering. I'm to the point where I'd rather know and deal with it then keep pondering obsessively over what it may be. ... (4 replies)
... I seemed to have got mine right after a bad sinus infection. I don't know if I caused a hemmorage or something from all that blowing of the nose? ... (22 replies)
... same with me, constant visual disturbances with eye pain and ringing in both ears. i do believe there is a correlation with floaters because the same happened with me. they are not preceived i know what a floater looks like and they are always the same. more come daily. ... (7 replies)
... physical evidence of damage to the retinas. Consequently, the cause of your condition is unknown. Viral infections and uveitis do not usually cause the effect of floaters without other more dramatic symptoms so, unless you have a depressed immune system, it is unlikely that you have an infection. ... (1 replies)
... I am at my wits end about my vision. I don't know how bad my vision really is... I wonder if I'm going to be blind by the time I'm 45? ... (0 replies)
... One article I read suggested that if you ignore them long enough they will go away... no such luck yet. Can you answer the following questions just to have an idea of what might be causing them.
1) Do you have large pupils?
2) Do you play video games or spend a lot of time on the computer?
3) Do you see halos or auras around streetlights at night?
4) When you run... (4 replies)
... take leave at work because I could no longer see well enough to do my job. I did have the vitrectomy and have had no problems in the three years since. If the floaters are bad enough to cause disruption of your life, I would highly recommend the surgery. ... (5 replies)
... What I have is vitreous detachment. that is why the floaters and the lightening bolt in my left eye when i look to the left (sometimes). He said when you see the flash that is the gel pulling away from the eye and could cause a tear. I went back friday for my follow up and no tear. the flashes have been less frequent, thank Goodness. He wants to see me back in 3 weeks. if it... (17 replies)
... The laser surgery was not scary at all (and I am a big worrier). This may be because I had my initial appointment in the morning and then I was immediately scheduled to have the laser procedure done about an hour later. I had no time to scare myself on the internet or worry myself crazy. The surgery itself was shots of bright light on the eye and I could only feel it in a... (17 replies)