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Eye Floaters (cont.)

Follow-up

If you have stable longstanding floaters, be sure to mention them at your next eye examination.

If you have the onset of new eye floaters, with or without flashes or photopsias, make an appointment with your ophthalmologist or optometrist as soon as possible.

If you have the onset of new eye floaters, with or without flashes or photopsias, and have diabetes, previous ocular surgery or trauma, recent eye trauma, take anticoagulants, or have other at risk conditions, make an appointment with your ophthalmologist or optometrist immediately.

If you have the onset of new eye floaters, with or without flashes or photopsias, and the loss of vision or ocular pain, make an appointment with your ophthalmologist or optometrist immediately.

Follow-up recommendations can only be made by your eye-care professional, and only after an examination in their office. Recommendations cannot be made over the telephone other than the timeliness of your appointment.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/30/2015
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