Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Eye Floaters Evaluation

The evaluation of floaters starts with a medical history and complete eye examination.

Usually, the physical examination is normal.

Tests that may be used to evaluate floaters include:

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Last Updated: Dec 13, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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