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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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What causes eye floaters?

I have been seeing dark spots or floaters in my vision and today I had blurred vision with white spots, like you would have after someone took your picture, and then I got the worst head pain above my left eye for about 2 hours. I went to an office and turned out the lights and lay down for about an hour and it almost went away. But it is still there somewhat now. What could this be?
Wed, 21 Feb 2018
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Ophthalmologist 's  Response
floaters are degenerative part of retina floating in vetrious there is no treatment for them . only they are to be kept under observation if there is increase in floaters then test can be done to detect hole tear or peripheral detachment retina surgeon can be consulted and laser can be applied to seal peripheral detachment.
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Ophthalmologist Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash's  Response
these are floaters degenerative part of retina floating in vetrious. there is no treatment for them only are to be kept under watch if suddenly they are increased then it may indicate peripheral detachment can consult retina surgeon if requeired they can be sealed by laser can prevent detachment or impending peripheral detachment which can prevent a mesure problem
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