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Cure for refractive mediia of eyes, floaters - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello. My vision has been very strange for the past few months and has been getting progressively worse. I see stars in EVERYTHING I look at constantly (like a million pixels flying around) and also have numerous floaters. Also, sometimes objects seem to bounce around very rapidly almost as if they are moving in squares. it is not smooth. My vision has been acting very strange Does this sound like an eye problem or CNS problem? if so, what? And is something like this curable?                                                                 
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   let me read
User :   Hello, no problem
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
User :   19
Doctor :   do you have any refractive error ?
User :   what is that?
Doctor :   do you use spectales ?
User :   no
User :   i have never had any vision problem before and have 15/20 in each eye
Doctor :   this is all from how many days ?
User :   its been about 3 months and is progressively getting worse
Doctor :   this isthe problem of eye
Doctor :   it is some thing to do with the refractive mediia of the eye
User :   is this something that requires surgery?
Doctor :   for that you need to undergo slit lamp examination of the eye, than only wt treatment needs to be instituted can be decided
User :   okay
User :   and also, sometimes i see shapes of lights moving around or shadows moving around
User :   is this similiar problem?
Doctor :   this is called flashes of light
Doctor :   this is usually associated with the floaters
User :   do you think it all goes back to the same problem?
Doctor :   yes it is the same problem
User :   okay but based off what im telling you you do not think it is a brain or cns problem? that was my main concern
Doctor :   no it is the eye problem, the refractive problem not the brain or cns problem
User :   okay thank you for your time
Doctor :   consult an opthalmogist and get an slit lamp examination that will tell the exact problem which is causing you the symptoms
Doctor :   thanks for consulting health care magic
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   will do
User :   bye
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