Eye Floaters Topic Guide
Floaters: Eye floaters are often described as black spots or squiggly strands in a patient's field of vision. Floaters may be caused by a spontaneous vitreous separation, a retinal hole or tear, foreign bodies, macular degeneration, or postoperative matter. Treatment of floaters depends upon the underlying cause.
Glaucoma Glaucoma refers to certain eye diseases that affect the optic nerve and cause vision loss. Most, but not all, of these diseases typically produce elevated pressure inside the eye, called ...