ophthalmologist-icon

Eye floaters & flashes

I see quite a number of floaters in my vision since past few years.. they're very distracting, particularly when there's a light background also I see light flashes at the edge of my vision at times.. please advise on what could be the possible reasons for this & how can it be cured?
views-icons 44 Views Bookmark this Answer
Bookmark
v

Answers (3)

Like the answers? Chat privately for 24 hours with the doctor of your choice

doctor profile image
Dr. Swathi S Aithal
General Physician 2 yrs exp Bangalore

Free 3 day follow up

Chat Now

₹100 for 24 hrs

Hello.. Well there might be many reasons of floaters like retinal detachment, generation like snail track, lattice..etc...it's always better to meet an ophthalmologist and then decide on what to do next...
Next Steps
suggest you to meet a doctor..thank you
Answered
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
Let others know if this answer was helpful
Was this answer helpful?
YES NO
doctor profile image
Venkat Raghav
General Physician Bangalore

Free 3 day follow up

Chat Now

₹250 for 24 hrs

Hello..... Eye floaters are small spots that drift through your field of vision. A sudden increase in the number of floaters,flashes of light, loss of side vision,changes that come on quickly and get worse over time are the warning signs you must consult ophthalmologist you if you have any of these symptoms.
Answered
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
0/1 people found this helpful
Was this answer helpful?
YES NO
doctor profile image
Dr. Shahnawaz Kazi
Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon 11 yrs exp Mumbai
You would need a depressed retinal evaluatuon to rule out retinal tear which if present will need laser to seal it. 0
Next Steps
Do not neglext flashes.
Answered
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
Let others know if this answer was helpful
Was this answer helpful?
YES NO