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Dr. Mark, Doctor (non-eye specialty)
Category: Eye
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Experience:  29 years of primary care practice
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Floaters in my eyes, are they detrimental to my sight, 2

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floaters in my eyes, are they detrimental to my sight
JA: The Doctor can help. Just a couple quick questions before I transfer you. How long have you had floaters? Have you used any medication for it?
Customer: 2 months, I have had no medication
JA: Have you seen an eye doctor about floaters?
Customer: no. but had a word with my opticion
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I keep getting sharp pains in my temple.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 1 year ago.
Hi. Floaters themselves are not dangerous. But they can be due to a detached retina. That’s why you need to see an ophthalmologist.
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 1 year ago.
Floaters float around in the vitreous humor of the eye, so you will notice black or grey spots moving.
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 1 year ago.
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