Eye floaters

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Eye floaters are very common, I've had them for many years.I find though in stressful times they really become more apparent, a real distraction! Is anyone else bothered by these?

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    Hello, yes I have had these for a couple of years too! I seem to notice them more during a panic attack as I find that hyperventilation makes my vision slightly blurry and I can't focus on much. Also, when I feel panicky/anxious, I tend to stare/become a bit vacant, and usually I'm staring at a plain white wall, so this makes my floaters much more obvious. 
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      Indeed anything bright does make them more obvious, many people have them,but I think being anxious and hyper aware all the time makes us notice them, and once we notice them they become difficult to ignore
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    Yeah I get them too. I've had one last for about a month that still comes back sometimes when I'm stressed or for some reason if I've eaten too much chocolate.
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    can be painless migraine (so my optician says). nothing to be overly concerned about, but ask optician to satisfy yourself.
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