... Thankyou for replying. In my case it is odd that dry eye started just before floaters appeared. But I will keep that in mind. So you think floaters are usually a permanent change? ... (7 replies)
... inside your eyes becomes more liquid. Microscopic fibers within the vitreous tend to clump and can cast tiny shadows on your retina, which appear to you as floaters. Anxiety doesn't cause it, but if you are anxious you may be more aware of them. ... (7 replies)
... My floaters appeared suddenly after a few weeks of burning and excessive tearing. Especially in windy areas. I thought it was a reaction to makeup so I stopped wearing any. No change. ... (6 replies)
... Hi Everyone, since February of this year, my eyes have been going through a lot of not so great changes. Up until then, my vision and eye health have been pretty stable. I'm 40 and have been wearing contact lens for 20 years or so. ... (7 replies)
... I believe there definitely is a connection between floaters and anxiety. My theory is only something I have inferred from my own life experience and talking to others but it goes like this. Lots of people have floaters and either tend to not notice them or disregard them to the point they are no bother. ... (20 replies)
... about a potential link between floaters and anxiety disorders. I'm curious if anyone else has experienced something like that. ... (20 replies)
... I dont think floaters cause panic attacks, they just cause frustration and can be depressing. I think having a panic attack can lead to floaters. ... (20 replies)
... I know that having floaters can cause a person to be depressed and experience anxiety, anyone who first gets them knows that. Its very overwelming. But I think that chronic stress and anxiety leads to floaters. ... (20 replies)
... so do you think its possible that youve had pvd since a much younger age and its only just been diagnosed? ... (20 replies)
... I just got it in April and I am 46. I've had floaters and weird flashes, etc since I was 19. Never diagnosed with a PVD though until April, and that was totally different than the usual floaters and flashers I used to get. Still have all that too of course. ... (20 replies)
... I think that having floaters can cause you to have anxiety and panic attacks just for the simple reason that you are worried about them and they bother you, so in turn this causes panic. This is definitely true in my case. ... (20 replies)
... PVD is a natural process for most of us. So there is nothing to fear, really! I have gone through it, and so do millions of other people. ... (1 replies)
... I had a PVD about 2 years ago, plus I've always had floaters, however, I just had a new floater and the doctor did laser eye surgery. ... (1 replies)
... interesting.. floaters are a PITA.. i can even see them now whilst looking at this screen.. ... (20 replies)
... I had severe panic attacks for two years, now relatively panic free.. but i honestly cannot see how floaters can lead to the type of attck you are talking about. A panic attack is too severe just to be caused by something such as this. ... (20 replies)
... I've had floaters since february 2002 since I developed dyplopia. My vision use to be more staticky, like a static in a tv set. I have anxiety problems, because of my double vision caused by dyplopia. ... (20 replies)
... Thanks a lot mate.
i guess if its going to go it could happen anytime you move suddenly so i cant spend the whole time staying still ha ha.
kean (20 replies)
... I went in April when I first got it, I went back in June and he told me not to come back until December. Then I figure that it'll be yearly after that, from all I read I think that is the case. ... (20 replies)
... so how often do you get your eyes checked?
i have to go back in 5 weeks to check for retina tears etc..(at moment they're fine apparantly). im worried i will have to go back all the time to keep getting them checked. basically i just want confidence.
also i do kickboxing should i be doing this with detached vitreous? although ive never seen stars at class. its normall at... (20 replies)
... No, this PVD is totally different from just floaters. All my other floaters have FLOATED and looked like threads and dots and webs. This looks like a cloud and it is a totally black cloud, outside. Also if I'm in florescent lighting I've already not seen people come up on my right and I step into them. ... (20 replies)