Floaters After Cataract Surgery are Mostly Normal

Floaters after cataract surgery are not uncommon and in most of the cases, they don’t pose any threat to your eye or vision. In a small fraction of patients, they may be a sign of a complication of the cataract surgery itself or a pre-existing eye condition which becomes recognizable after surgery. Floaters are usually small moving specks in the vitreous which is a gel-like structure inside the eye. What you actually see is the [...]

2021-04-24T13:33:00-05:00April 2nd, 2017|Surgery, Diseases & Conditions|24 Comments

Floaters in the Eyes – Ten Facts You Must Know

1. What are eye floaters? They are tiny specks floating in the visual field variously described as dark, black, brown or gray in color and may be visible as dots, threads, cobwebs or any irregular shape. A floater is not present in front of the eye or on the surface of the eye but is actually a shadow cast on the retina by cells, fibers or blood 'inside' the eye - in the vitreous as [...]

2019-12-06T20:23:34-06:00August 27th, 2014|Diseases & Conditions, Eye Care|0 Comments
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