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.
Macular Degeneration Macular degeneration is a disorder that includes a variety of eye diseases that affect your central vision. Symptoms of macular degeneration include blurred central vision, inability to see in dim light, distorted vision, and blind spots. Treatment may include vitamin supplements, laser treatment, exercise, smoking cessation, and anti-VEGF medications (for wet AMD).