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Tag - floaters

Floaters in eyes

What seem like small specks moving in your field of vision are actually retinal shadows of tiny clumps of cells inside the vitreous (clear jelly-like fluid) filling inside your eye. One man is after a cure, but his optician is less than forthcoming...

Close up of a woman's brown eyes

Floaters in the eye

Q I have several ‘floaters’ in my right eye that are quite irritating. I am very shortsighted and middle-aged, so am at high risk for this condition. The opticians have advised no cure. Are they dangerous? Is there any way to disperse them? - H.F...