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For clinical reference the following is a short guide
to the terminology used throughout this site.

Indication For Use: Posterior Membranectomy (pos-ter-i-or mem-bra-nec-to-my)
Definition: Treating membranes located in the vitreous humor of the eye.
Eye Floater Institute uses "Laser Floater Treatment" to refer to the clinical term Posterior Membranectomy

Membranectomy Laser

Indication For Use: Vitreous Opacity (vit-re-ous o-pacity)
Plural: Vitreous Opacities
Definition: Spots in your vision. They may look to you like black or gray specks, strings, or
cobwebs that drift about when you move your eyes and appear to dart away when you try to look
at them directly.
Eye Floater Institute uses "Floaters" or "Eye Floaters" to refer to the clinical term Vitreous Opacity or Vitreous Opacity

Eye Floaters can Look Like Grey or Black Dots
Eye Floaters can Look Like Cobwebs
Eye Floaters can Look Like Squiggly Lines
Eye Floaters can Look Like Rings

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