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Eye floaters

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Mummytron Wed 27-Jul-16 16:22:59

Been to the optician who has said I have a few floaters but not to worry unless they get more and more or I seeing flashing lights.
Anyone else have floaters? I have inflammatory arthritis and a side effect of that is uveitis (inflammation of the eye) but I didn't think I'd had this side effect.
I'm 40 and feel like I'm falling apart!

aginghippy Wed 27-Jul-16 16:31:21

I have them. It's a sign of getting older, I'm afraid, probably nothing to do with your arthritis.

Do they bother you at all? I'm so used to mine I normally don't notice them at all.

PinkPearls20 Wed 27-Jul-16 16:35:35

Iv had floaters. Terrible when I was about 20...getting better now tho.

BendydickCuminsnatch Wed 27-Jul-16 17:01:23

I've had them for ages, at least 10 years I'd say and I'm only 26! No idea what causes them or what you can do about them?

noisyrice Wed 27-Jul-16 18:19:43

I have these and I'm under 20.. I get them at work when I'm under bright lights.

Anyone know what's wrong?

Creatureofthenight Wed 27-Jul-16 18:25:38

I have them, my optician told me the same as yours at least 10 years ago.

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