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A Letter to My Eye Floaters: Missing Moments Dear Eye Floaters, We have been through a lot together, haven’t we? I have to say though, I have been getting frustrated lately, not being to see clearly, missing out on important moments and leaving behind some of my favorite hobbies. You seem so small, but do you know how much really you take away from me? I used to love going to sports games with my

Doctor Spotlight for Women’s History Month: Dr. Danièle Aron-Rosa This year for women’s history month, we want to shine a light on the brilliant ophthalmologist, Dr. Danièle Aron-Rosa. She not only invented the YAG laser for treatment of posterior capsule opacity, she also performed the first YAG posterior capsulotomy in 1979. Dr. Aron-Rosa is truly a trailblazer in the medical field, and today we honor her by recognizing and sharing her amazing achievements. Dr. Aron-Rosa

Eyes Anatomy
WELCOME TO YOUR EYE! Welcome to your eye, on this page we will show you the different parts of an eye and the function of part. Also, you will learn to understand where exactly those persistent and irritating eye floaters located. Using an interactive diagram to understand the functions of the eye, you will learn how eye floaters effect ones vision. Feel free to hover your mouse on the diagram below. Eye Floater Institute Eye

Eyes Anatomy
WELCOME TO YOUR EYE! Ever wonder exactly where your floaters are located within your eye? Well, now you can see for yourself! Below is an interactive diagram of an eye with information about how each piece of anatomy functions. You can learn about how each part of your eye plays an integral role in how you see the world! Hover your mouse over each section to learn more about it and how it may be

Why Isn't Anyone Talking About Eye Floaters? Eye floaters can be really annoying, as they mess with your vision and keep you from fully living your life. Driving, reading, cooking, and even watching TV are all activities eye floaters can ruin. Living with eye floaters is frustrating, especially because not a lot of people know what they are or what treatment options are out there! A lot of times, eye floaters aren’t talked about because

The Evolution of Eye Floater Treatment Where did it all begin? The use of lasers for the treatment of various eye disorders can be traced all the way back to the early 1960’s, when retina specialists recognized the clinical applications lasers could have in ocular therapy. In 1971, following the success found using the laser to treat vascular lesions and other retinal diseases, the American Academy of Ophthalmology published a series of clinical articles confirming

By the Numbers: 7 Must-Read Statistics About Your Floaters Have you ever tried to count your eye floaters? Go ahead, try it now. It’s not easy. In fact, it’s about as easy as finding reliable information on eye floaters. The vast majority of people suffer from this chronic eye condition, yet resources for eye floater sufferers are surprisingly scarce. If you have eye floaters and want to know the facts, fear not – The Eye

3 Topics that Will Make you LOVE Eye Floater Treatment This past year, the Eye Institute has found that more and more people have begun talking about eye floaters and the latest treatment options.  We want to mark this great communication with a post that highlights the top three topics YOU were interested in this year! 1. You wanted to know: How Effective is Floater Treatment? Both Laser Floater Treatment and Vitrectomy treatments are more effective at removing eye floaters than ever before.  Vitrectomy surgery involves removing the central vitreous. This treatment has improved due to use of smaller instruments that allow doctors to enter the eye through tiny needle-sized openings. These smaller incisions mean a faster recovery

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Do We See The Same Floaters Eye floaters are one of the most common eye conditions in the world. A natural result of the aging process, floaters present in 70% of people at some point in their life. Their frequency begs the question: Do we all see the same floaters? The answer is no! While not quite as complicated as the classic “Do we all see the same colors?” debate, this question definitely has an

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Laser Floater Treatment (LFT) can be a great option for the majority of eye floater sufferers. But like any medical treatment, it may not be for everyone, and certain factors can affect your ability to undergo the procedure. In order to achieve the best results from LFT, it’s important to know whether it’s right for you. The only way to truly know if you’re a good candidate for treatment is by discussing your symptoms with

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