This afternoon I started seeing small dark spots come in and swim around in my line of vision. I was at my computer and af first thought it was gnats in the room. I even swatted at a few! Then a string kinda floated in and when I looked away from monitor, I could tell it was something on my eye, not something in my room! No pain, physically my eye looks normal. I am not diabetic, but I do have COPD. I have been told I have the on set of cataracts but due to heath failing too fast-not going to have surgery. Should I go see my eye doctor anyway about these "floaters"? Everything I have read so far says there is no cure or remedy to get rid of them. So far, this condition is only in my left eye.View Thread
Just an update. I did go to my optometrist and he confirmed exactly what I had already figured out . . . I have "floaters". He warned me if condition changed or I begin seeing flashes of light, that was serious and needs immediate attention. As for the floaters, there is nothing that can be done. He said that a rule of thumb is, whatever your age, say 54, then that is the percentage of chances you have (54%) of developing floaters in your eye(s)! Good news is that after a month or so, I don't really notice them at all.View Thread
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