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Eye Floaters


Certainly many of us are always looking worm or caterpillar-shaped object “vitreous” like floating in our eyes, especially when looking at the sky, sometimes it is lost and sometimes appear to play in our eyes, what exactly is this object?

For those who’ve never experienced this phenomenon, eye floaters are little oddly shaped objects that appear in your vision, often when one looks at bright light such as a blue sky. Their shapes vary greatly, but will often appear as spots, cobwebs, stringy or randomly shaped objects. These are not optical illusions, but rather something your eyes are actually perceiving. There are a few different things that can cause this, but in most cases these eye floaters are caused by pieces of the gel-like vitreous breaking off from the back portion of your eye and then floating about in your eye ball.

Actually it arises from fragments of tissue, clumps of protein or red blood cells in our eyes are moving. Then comes the displays such as ‘flying flies’ we see the shadows fragments of tissue, clumps of protein or red blood cells that move it.Many patients perceive these as annoyances that come and go. Floaters can go away when gravity pulls them down below the line of sight. They may come back if something shakes the fluids of the eye, raising them back into the field of vision. Almost everyone will see floaters at one time or another. Floaters sometimes interfere with vision and they can be quite annoying. If a floater appears directly in front of your line of vision, the best thing you can do is to move the eye. This causes the internal liquids to move making the floater move out of your line of sight.

What causes Floater in the eye?

Floater on the eyes (eye floater) usually occurs in people with high myopia (nearsightedness high level / high level minus). Floater on the eye showed the disruption of the retina of the eye. Small floating objects can occur due to clotting of fluid in the body of the glass (Aquos Humor). It seems that the flying objects are in front of us, but in fact he is behind, or rather in our eyes.

The group generally floaters syndrome sufferers are elderly, but now many young people also suffer from the disease. This is due to the young child using excessive eye, the amount of mental stress and lack of rest, so the occurrence of symptoms of vitreous opacity. Floaters syndrome divided into two types, namely the nature of the physiology and pathology of nature.

How to prevent and treat the symptoms of the Eye Floaters?

More foods containing antioxidants, such as carrots and vegetables, marine products contain many substances iodine, all of which can prevent the onset of floaters syndrome. When out on a hot day, as much as possible to prevent the direct beam of ultraviolet light to the eyes. to computer users need to pay attention to the protection of the eyes.

Specialist proposes to groups of young people are keen to surf in front of the computer, if the floaters appear syndromes, most good conduct special examinations to the hospital eye, in order to control and relieve the eye syndrome. Although the symptoms of eye disorders such as floaters, these are not classified as serious, but it’s best for people with eye health check on ophthalmologists to gain clarity and care. Symptoms of floaters that multiply must watch out, because it could possibly be caused by the process of infection.

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