BPPV and eye problems

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I have BPPV and have had several episodes over the past 4 years.  Now I have eye floaters along with my vertigo symptoms. Does anybody else experience eye peoblems during their episodes?

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    I have floaters, but was told it was vitreous fluid detachment. I do not relate it to my veritgo, because Ive had vertigo for some 24 years and the floaters only recently got bad..However, I do have a double vision, or a crossing of the eyes during my episodes. I can only see if I close one eye..otherwisse I am seeing two non-converged images...
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    Yes. Was talking to by therapist about floaters. She asked me about them so I asked what are floaters. Lol. I have them when I get real fizzy or have bad spells of vertigo.
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    Eye floaters is a retinal problem and unrelated to BPPV.  You may notice them more during episodes due to ocular movement abnormalities related to the BPPV episodes.

    Eleftherios S. Papathanasiou, PhD, FEAN

    Clinical Neurophysiology

    Fellow of the European Academy of Neurology

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