Recently I experienced noticing flashes of arcs of light in my right eye. Some time afterwards, I had numerous dark floaters in my vision. I was told by my optomologist it was "posterior vitreous detachment" and tried to reassure me it was not a retinal issue. He took several retinal photographs and said the retina was OK. However other than telling me to be aware and on the watch for any blurriness or "wrinkling" effects in my vision, there was nothing else to do. I am left with these annoying and distracting floaters and am fearful of a reoccurance with further consequences. The doctor offered no explanation other than "age of my eye" (45-65 being the age period for this type of condition to occur). Is there any other cause of this event and what is the usual prognosis for future occurrances or futher problems related to it?View Thread
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