Aa
Aa
A
A
A
Close
Avatar universal

Clarification

Hello Dr Hagan

Hope you doing well.
We discussed in past,  I see some tiny dots on certain surfaces.  I was advised since its from childhood they are a cause of worry only if suddenly I see them increase in number.  Just confirming such hings should be ignored, isnt it?  And need evaluation only when increased or worsen to rule out retinal detachment. Correct?
1 Responses
177275 tn?1511755244
That is correct.
6 Comments
Thank you sir.
=
Just out of curious mind,  are these because of vitreous liquefaction which starts happening rigjt from childhood and contine throughout life ?
The dots could be floaters but could be entopic phenomena also (blue field effect or flying corpuscle phenomena) See section in wikipedia. com
http://retinatoday.com/2016/06/vitreous-the-next-frontier/

I read above article and felt probably all eye problems are because of vitreous liquifaction, be it floaters or anything else.

Probably thats the reason I started noticing these floaters or vitreous as early as I was 7-8 years.
You read the article wrong, that's not what it says. ALL eye problems are not due to liquification of the vitreous some are, she lists the most important. Floaters can be present AT BIRTH in some people. The problem is no where near being solved and I doubt a decade from now if it will be possible in a practical way to prevent liquification  (syneresis) in humans.
Have an Answer?

You are reading content posted in the Eye Care Community

Top General Health Answerers
177275 tn?1511755244
Kansas City, MO
Avatar universal
Grand Prairie, TX
Avatar universal
San Diego, CA
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
In this unique and fascinating report from Missouri Medicine, world-renowned expert Dr. Raymond Moody examines what really happens when we almost die.
Think a loved one may be experiencing hearing loss? Here are five warning signs to watch for.
When it comes to your health, timing is everything
We’ve got a crash course on metabolism basics.
Learn what you can do to avoid ski injury and other common winter sports injury.
Here are the pros and cons of the top fad diets and weight loss plans of the year.