Safe Diagnosis and Management
Floaters are pieces of debris that float in the vitreous jelly inside the eye. Everybody has them but in some people they can be symptomatic and result in difficulty reading or driving.
Floaters can also be caused by other conditions including dangerous ones and the onset of new floaters requires an eye examination.
Some patients find floaters persistent and discomfiting and in those situations treatment can be offered.
Surgical treatment results in symptomatic improvement in 99% of patients and may be an option in selected informed patients.