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Connection between Scuba diving and floaters?

I am a 48 yr old male in good general health. I have recently returned from a diving vacation and for the first time in my life have been seeing annoying floaters in my left eye. Can there be a connection to the two, perhaps should I refrain from scuba diving?
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Probably coincidental. But get your eyes checked if you see sudden increase in floaters. I had floaters raining down on me immediately after a swim. It turned out to be torn retina. But i am highly myopic.
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This question has been asked before. No relationship between SCUBA and floaters OTHER than diving and looking at the blue sky make floaters more visible.

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too much of a coincidence...Mine is the same....My opthamologist says it's directly related to the dive. Get another opinion
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I came back from cozumel 3 weeks ago on a dive trip and have been having a loater problem ever since.  I'm having a hard time even reading what i'm typing here.  Dr doesn't seem to be much help and didn't say anything about diving being a cause of the floaters.  
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