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I have a dark black floater with a tail and no flashing lights

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I have a dark black floater with a tail and no flashing lights or vision loss or wavy lines...hopefully not my retina. I see an Ophthalomogist in 2 days....should I be worried?

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In the absence of any decrease in vision or any distorted vision or flashes of light, it is most likely to be due to a posterior vitreous detachment(PVD).

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