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.
Diabetic Eye Disease
Symptoms of diabetic retinopathy includes blurry or hazy vision, difficulty focusing, and night glare from oncoming lights. Causes of diabetic eye disease occur over time due to hypoglycemia (high blood sugar) and other abnormalities in metabolism found in people with diabetes. Treatment for diabetes eye problems depends on the type of eye problem. Medication and surgery for diabetes eye problems may be necessary in addition to lifestyle changes such as eating a healthy diet, exercise, quitting smoking.