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Seeing little black specs in one eye

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seeing little black specs in one eye
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Stevens replied 8 years ago.
When did this start? any flashing lights? is the vision ok? any eye history before? what is your age? are you near sighted?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
1 have dry eye and coule weeks ago lef eye got sore and inflammed doctors nurse told me to genteal gel in eye it got better but now i am seeing those little black specs
Expert:  Dr. Stevens replied 8 years ago.
What you are describing are floaters, imperfections in the gel in the back of the eye. They should be investigate to be certain there is no retinal tears or detachments. This is unlikely given the 2 week history but it should be evaluated tomorrow to be sure, Dr. Stevens
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