... Your eye Drs. haven't found anything wrong which is great. In this case your floaters are not concerning and are simply a normal occurrence. I have had floaters since I was a kid, I remember finding them entertaining. My daughter has also had floaters. Floaters can be normal, you might try just ignoring them. ... (3 replies)
... Are you a sports player? Any hit to the head with a ball? That could be a cause of floaters.
To ease your mind or find out if an obscure problem, you should be seen by an ophthalmologist (not an optician who is licensed to make prescription glasses and is not a medical doctor). Perhaps you were seen by an optometrist? Better to be seen by an MD of the eye. Also, better... (3 replies)
... hey dilated plus check pressure and what not and said I had no signs of tears and to not be concerned, well it's now two weeks later an discussion have even more floaters so I went back and again they said I had no problems. ... (3 replies)
... Did you have any dry eye symptoms before or after the problem? ... (4 replies)
... Quick question. I've had a floater in the left eye for a year or two and a few clear cloudy pieces that usually only showed up when I moved my eyes. ... (0 replies)
... blur for a few days and useless working on computers 8 hours a day. I did notice some extra floaters since that day as well. ... (3 replies)
... Oh right,haha ,yeah that just goes with one another,never really had a cough attack like that so I may check it out.
Still looking for the answer to the self moving floater question,thanks for your posts though! (5 replies)
... I don't believe the coughing and cigarettes are related to the eye floaters but only a Dr. can tell you that. The coughing and cigarettes are connected together. ... (5 replies)
... Really,you think the cigarettes and the coughing might be connected to my eye floaters? ... (5 replies)
... The floaters that we see are actually shadows. Shadows don't come in colors. ... (5 replies)
... Many people experience floater and the majority are normal. It would be a good idea to see an Ophthalmologist to evaluate your floaters.
Your cough and cigarettes are more than likely connected. This is very common and referred to as a smokers cough. However, since you smoke it's always a good idea to have your cough evaluated especially if it continues. (5 replies)
... I'm left dumbfounded at what happened,also a little bit scared as I heard that a friend of mine also had a problem with floaters and it was some serious stuff. ... (5 replies)
... If there's a problem it may be something the optometrist isn't familiar with. Ophthalmologists have much more training in all aspects of eye problems. ... (3 replies)
... Thanks, will do. Would an optometrist not be able to spot a problem with my eyes though? As they took photos of the inside and did pressure/light tests? (3 replies)
... I think a visit with an ophthalmologist would be the next step. I think the presence of floaters in an 18 year old should be checked out, as with your other complaints, by an eye doctor not an optometrist. ... (3 replies)
... have been worried about them. I'm 18 years old male, and my eyesight is bad. I have glasses but mostly wear contacts at least a couple of hours each day. My left eye seems worse than my right, both have floaters, but no flashing lights, I think. ... (3 replies)
... So, here we go. I have floaters for ages, maybe twenty years, I am 43 now. ... (0 replies)
... Unfortunately, I'm not a doctor but no, it is not common to have eye floaters The reason for the lines could be anything from optic neuritis to astigmatism. ... (3 replies)
... Thanks a lot for your response, so its not normal to see bunch of floaters when u stare into the sky? ... (3 replies)
... you should consult your eye dr. It is not normal but a cause can be easily identified and treated. Please do not ignore your eye isssues bc once vision is gone, it's gone. Managing diabetes, blood pressure etc is essential to eye health. ... (3 replies)