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    can people whose eye floaters went away or got treated comment here on how they got rid of them

    please would b gr8
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    I like mine. :awesome:
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    Arn't they just dead cells? I think they go away on their own...

    Saying that, I have no medical knowledge whatsoever. Check wikipedia or ask a med student?
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    (Original post by Ladipidoo)
    I like mine. :awesome:
    You like yours? :lolwut:

    Sometimes I feel like scratching my eyes out lol they're so irritating
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    You can't get rid of them. There is no treatment for them.
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    (Original post by carlosb)
    You like yours? :lolwut:

    Sometimes I feel like scratching my eyes out lol they're so irritating
    Uh-huh, omfgz they're so cool. :w00t:
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    Ok, what exactly is an eye floater? I think I know what you mean but I want to be sure...
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    http://www.mouches-volantes.com/gall...e-floaters.jpg
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    are they quite common then? 'Cos I've never had one...
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floater#Treatment
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    Very annoying when theyre just off centre, and youre trying to read.
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    This site is well worth a look http://www.vitreousfloatersolutions.com

    NB. Does say that the ones that lads in their twenties get tend to be the ones that cannot be treated
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    I have a small one, which I think was caused by scaring from a fat girl who poked my eye with her nail.:yes:
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    I have a lot more than I used to a couple of years ago - they dont bother me that much - interesting to look at when you lying in the bath lol
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    Well my dad has floaters and he's quite old
    it's where the jelly in your eyeball deteriorates and causes blurring to your vision by casting shadows on your retina
    there IS a treatment for it on the NHS but it has to be TERRIBLE before you get it
    and they replace all the jelly in your eye ball
    don't ask how because I have nooo idea.

    edit: if you have floaters and a curtain comes across your vision, go to the hospital because it means you have a detached retina and need emergency treatment - floaters in your eyes mean an increased risk of this
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    i got mine after my left eye was open and got shoved back into its socket in a rugby match...i had a PVD (Posterior Vitreous Detatchment) whereby the retina peeled away slightly from the back of the eye but not bad enough for it not to heal...however the pigments, cells etc released when this happened are still in my eye nearly 2 years later lol
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    I like mine...they're fun to watch when you should be doing an exam...I often wonder if I look a bit crazy though
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    I can hardly ever see mine.
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    wow, I didn't realise there was a medical term for them. I sometimes get them in my eye, usually when looking out of the window or something, I see clear spots on my eye which move when I move my eye too, as described on the wiki page. Thanks for posting this actually
 
 
 
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