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Floaters and Flashes of Light

The back cavity of the eye is filled with a gel-like substance called the vitreous (see diagram). The vitreous serves as a reservoir of molecules for the retina and lens to use and exchange in performing their cellular functions. It also acts as a shock absorber of sorts to help protect the delicate structures within [...]

2018-04-17T06:14:30+00:00 May 29th, 2014|Categories: Flashes, Floaters|Tags: , |Comments Off on Floaters and Flashes of Light

Flashes, Floaters and Vitreous Detachment

In our office we frequently get calls from patients noticing flashing lights or spots or cobwebs in their vision. If you haveĀ spots in your eyes, or notices changes to the spots in your eyes, you should have a thorough eye health evaluation. Imagine the eye as a globe filled with a thick jelly-like fluid. The [...]

2018-04-17T06:14:31+00:00 May 29th, 2014|Categories: Flashes, Floaters, Vitreous Detatchment|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Flashes, Floaters and Vitreous Detachment