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While that certainly is an unusual symptom and not one I've heard of as it relates directly to a floater, I've had many people tell me their eye pulses with their heartbeat, so it's not out of the realm of possibility that you'd notice your floater pulse with the same beat as well.
I would, however, recommend getting seen by an ophthalmologist just to round things out. Occasionally prominent pulsations of the eyes can be related to vascular issues in the retina or the entire eyeball itself and an optometrist, while often very good and experienced at general eye exams, glasses/contacts, and basic medical diseases of the eye, does not have the training to understand the more complex medical problems that the eye can sustain. Does that make sense?
i have an appt next week with a ophthamologist but i am a little scare i call it a lfoater because i can blink it away my Dr said he did not see a floater
Okay, if you can blink it away, it's very likely not anything concerning. This usually means it's part of a tear-film abnormality and those are almost never anything to worry about. Just the same, though, I think the ophthalmologist appointment is a good idea. Do you have any other questions about this?
no Thanks for your help you made me feel better
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