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Unfortunately, to a certain extent, your doctor is fine. These floaters are pieces of the jelly that occupies most of the volume of the back of the eye (called vitreous jelly) that were attached to the retina, but have now pulled off and are floating within the substance of the rest of the jelly mass. The process of getting floaters can rarely lead to problems with the retina so it's good you got the retina cleared by your doctor. For most people, the floaters will never completely disappear, and so to that extent, your doctor is right in that you'll have to learn how to live with it. However, most people see some improvement in their ability to cope with them through one or more of three different mechanisms. First...
First, the floaters can and often do break apart over time. They usually do not completely disintegrate, but can get smaller. Second, they can tend to drift out of your view moreso than they are now. Lastly, the brain does a good job of learning how to ignore them after a while. Ultimately you will probably only notice them when you're looking at a bright background such as the sky, a computer monitor, or a white piece of paper or white wall, but for right now they can sure drive you crazy (I've got one in each eye).
There is a surgery that can rid you of these floaters, but it is major surgery and should only be undertaken when the risks of getting the surgery outweight the benefits; usually this surgery is done when the person is so incapacitated by their symptoms that they can't perform their activities of daily living.
Does that all make sense?
Hi It makes sense but I am looking to see if there is any type of drops that help or any type of exercises that can be done
I do not feel that my question was answered in a way that can help me sorry
Sorry, in that first paragraph I meant to say your doctor is right, not fine. (type correcting software sold me out :(.
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