4 weeks ago I underwent Vitrectomy left eye for posterior vitreous detachment and laser sutchering right eye for a big retina tear. 3 weeks earlier I was having difficulty with vision (acute myopia) and optometrist did all the fancy dilation and boasted about just got all NEW EQUIPMENT. Nothing wrong with my eyes even though I was in a high risk group (Diabetes)... (2 replies)
... 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)
... which will pale in comparison to the annoyance of floaters, no matter how bad you may think they are now. ... (16 replies)
... to the Hospital ER, it was THAT BAD. Instead, as the lights subsided, I called my Opthm in the morning. They said I HAD to come in THAT DAY to be seen because floaters are a symptom of detatched retina. So, I did as I was told, saw the Dr. ... (16 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)