Seeing Floaters Treatment
Treatment for floaters depends on the underlying cause. For people who have floaters that are simply annoying, no treatment is recommended.
On rare occasions, floaters can be so dense and numerous that they significantly affect vision. In these cases, a vitrectomy, a surgical procedure that removes floaters from the vitreous, may be needed.
A vitrectomy removes the vitreous gel, along with its floating debris, from the eye. The vitreous is replaced with a salt solution. Because the vitreous is mostly water, you will not notice any change between the salt solution and the original vitreous.
This operation carries significant risks to sight because of possible complications, which include retinal detachment, retinal tears, and cataract. For this reason, most eye surgeons are reluctant to recommend this surgery unless the floaters seriously interfere with vision.
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