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When are spots and floaters dangerous for your eyes?

Spots and floaters are caused by bits of protein and other tissue embedded in the gel-like material that fills the eye, called vitreous. The vitreous becomes more fluid and the spots and floaters move more easily within it as we age. Additional floaters may spring about when the vitreous detaches from the retina. When should … Read more

Should I Worry About Eye Floaters?

What are Eye Floaters? Eye floaters are gray or black spots, squiggly lines, or cobweb-like shapes that drift across your field of vision as you move your eyes. While they may be annoying, they usually do not indicate a serious eye condition. Causes of Eye Floaters: Most floaters are the result of age-related changes in … Read more

Floaters and Spots

Have you ever seen small specks or debris that looks like pieces of lint floating in your field of view? These are called “floaters,” and they are usually normal and harmless. They usually can be seen most easily when you look at a plain background, like a blank wall or blue sky. Floaters are actually … Read more