I have floaters in my eye what can I do about them? I have had clear lens replacement surgery on nor

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These floaters look like squiggles when I look right but I have a multi focal lens transplanted in my eye and my natural lens was sucked out. This was 3 years ago and I am very happy with the result, except from these floaters I have just seen in the last few days

Has anyone else got this???

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    New onset floaters could be due to posterior vitreous detachment (PVD)

    If any flashes and or veils/shadows in visual field with symptoms of recent onset PVD beware of retinal detachment

    Examination of retina would be prudent

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    The floaters can be caused by many reasons, with most of them not being related to having a cataract surgery or an IOL. If they are bothersome and are not getting any better on their own, it is a good idea to have them checked out by an opthamologist. Depending on the reason for the floaters, he/she may have a specific suggestion to take care of those or may just ask you to wait a little longer for them to disappear on their own
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    Hi Karen, I have floaters too, I have been told by more than one doctor to drink as much water as possible and that there are no particular treatments, I must say that water helps a lot, I notice them sometimes, but as long as they don't get worse, it is ok.

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    Hi Karen,

    If these are new floaters then you should get them checked by an optician or ophthalmologist to be on the safe side.

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