... With the first one, it was almost immediate (as I recall). This time there are no eye drops before the surgery...I don't know about after...I'll let you know. Seems strange that it is taking as long as it has for your "good" vision to return.
However, with my macular hole surgery over a year ago, it took quite a while before it cleared up..I had to do the face-down... (7 replies)
... Can cataracts cause traffic lights to be quite bright, the red and green, and have halos. Also, can colors on TV start to look oddly bright. Do cataracts make floaters more noticeable. ... (0 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)
... or flashes OR a curtain falls partially over your vision...go immediately in that case. Can result in blindness in that eye, if you delay. However ocassional floaters or flashes are very, very common. the halos and other visual problems driving at night, are also common and can be cataracts. ... (4 replies)
... e flashes are going away. It feels as if there is something in my eye. Also when I move my eye its like a shutter if going off, like a camera shutter. I have had cataracts removed in both eyes. This is going to drive me crazy. Maybe I'll see someone else even though I've seen her for over 20yrs. and she is excellent. ... (8 replies)
... Are you nearsighted? Maybe you have a vitreous tear. I have had two now. The first one started with what appeared to me to be a black streak across my eye. No pain but I thought it was something in my contact. No! Then the floaters started falling (all this in one eye). I went to the ER thinking I had a detached retina. Turned out the black streak was a blood streak sitting... (4 replies)
... Thanks so much for the response. Oddly, after my flu I developed a central retinal vein occlusion. I was watched by a retinal eye surgeon for several months. He said the floaters have nothing to do with the crvo - it was just such strange timing to all of a sudden get floaters. (4 replies)
... It would be unusual to develop cataracts at your age. I don't think a symptom would be a floating, wispy cloud, but rather a permanent clouding or blurriness. ... (4 replies)
... I am 32 years, and after a bad virus I started noticing lots of floaters. They are mostly your typical floaters. The ones in my right eye are like strings or pieces of hair. I also have a shadow that mostly moves with my eye in the corner.
However, I noticed that when I look at lights, I have kind of a light, floater-like thing that moves across my vision. It almost looks... (4 replies)
... I am only 19 and having a vitrectomy to remove my floaters in 2 weeks. They are ruining my life and I did go to the eye doc first and he said my eyes looked fine. ... (4 replies)
... I also have had floaters practically all my life. I can't remember not having them. ... (5 replies)
... My mom is 79 and just had cataract surgery Monday morning on her left eye. Her cataracts are very bad and actually brown in color. Her surgery did not go well, she became very ill in the night and the pressure in her eye went into the 70's! ... (11 replies)
... in the center but they dont move. It is really strange. It is with my regular and prescription sunglasses too. So I go back to eye Dr. who tells me its probably floaters and has no clue why it's just like that with my glasses on. ... (0 replies)
... Since floaters occur in the vitreous, that will always be a problem as will other things. ... (15 replies)
... I developed Floaters around your age to. My mother has them also. The doctor said they are normal and nothing to worry about. ... (4 replies)
... Hello there!
Vision getting worse may be due to a lot of factors, and optic nerve damage tends to affect your peripheral vision most noticeably. At your age, we do have to consider your lens (presence of cataracts?), macular integrity (due to your prior medical history), rest of the retina (due to history of blood sugar and cholesterol).
When you instill your eyedrops,... (6 replies)
... y take a much longer time to go away, if at all, several months, may be, even a year. I am just fine for now. But watch out for other issues with that eye, like, cataracts development. One thing you will find after vit. sx. is that there will be no floaters afterwards! ... (20 replies)
... Some cat doctors actually cut a hole in the posterior caps. bag as a hedge against future 2nd cataract,PCO. I might ask my Doc about it. I would like to wait on my cat sx but the slight yellowing
thing along with the terrible night glares is pushing me to do it now.Floaters and cataracts.
MAn ,what a life. (66 replies)
... re is no way to accurately explain them to anyone. If they become worse after cataract surgery, well let just say the entire field of vision will be nothing but floaters and it will be quite challenging. ... (66 replies)
... I have had floaters for 8 years. I have been to several docs for full exam including the best clinics in America and the latest was just a couple months ago. ... (66 replies)