Eye Floater Resource Center

Healthy Food
May 14, 2017

Diet Can’t Cure Floaters

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Eye floaters are a recurring nuisance or a significant quality of life issue that affect as many as seven out of ten people to varying degrees. In many cases, eye floaters occur naturally as someone ages. That means there isn’t any proven way to reduce your risk for developing eye floaters or to prevent them from forming. Aside from a medical procedure to reduce or eliminate eye floaters, there is very little that the individual
Will My Insurance Cover Treating My Eye Floaters?
April 21, 2017

Will My Insurance Cover Treating My Eye Floaters?

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So, you decided to do something about the eye floaters affecting your quality of life? Good for you! As technology and understanding increases, so too do the treatment options available for getting rid of your eye floaters, including new, less invasive treatments like laser floater treatment. There is no reason anyone suffering from eye floaters should be told that they simply have to “just live with it.” If you’re not careful, doctor’s visits can become
Eye Vision with Floater
April 7, 2017

Are you at risk of developing eye floaters?

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Are you at risk of developing eye floaters? ARE YOUR EYES AT RISK? The majority Americans experience eye floaters at some point in their lives. For some people, the condition is just a part of everyday life. To others with more acute symptoms, eye floaters can be debilitating and significantly lower their quality of life.     While some of the causes of eye floaters are linked to heredity and the aging process, there are
Eye Laser
March 8, 2017

How Safe is Floater Treatment?

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For many years, eye floaters have been considered a normal side effect of aging, and thus have not been considered a medical concern warranting treatment. Previously, surgical intervention was necessary only in severe cases, such as posterior vitreous detachment (PVD), where the vitreous detaches from the retina. Additionally, treatment of eye floaters has historically carried a high risk of complication, including retinal detachment, cataract development, bleeding, and infection. Fortunately, laser vitreolysis/laser floater removal and vitrectomy treatments to remove
Eye Doctor and Patient
March 8, 2017

How Can You Get Rid of Eye Floaters?

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Eye floaters can be a pesky nuisance impacting everyday life. In some cases, eye floaters can negatively impact vision due to their size and location in the eye. Whether you find them debilitating or merely annoying, you can choose to do something about them. There are three main options for treating eye floaters. You may decide to try to live with eye floaters. You may learn to ignore them, but they can continue to worsen over time and impact your quality of life. You
Squiggly Vision
March 8, 2017

What Are Eye Floaters?

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Eye floaters are small specks that drift across the field of vision. Eye floaters may appear as dots, lines, or even webs that float aimlessly across the eye.  Seven out of ten people will experience them at some point in their lives. Eye floaters are especially noticeable when looking at something bright, like the sky, a piece of white paper, or a computer screen. What are the symptoms of eye floaters? You may be experiencing eye floaters if

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