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Condition Overview: Spots and Floaters

Posted on April 9th, 2015

Your vision may be impacted by a number of causes, including refractive error, certain eye diseases, and floaters—or dark, shadowy objects that move across your field of vision.


Floaters may be the result of the natural aging process or due to the collection of tiny bits of tissue within the vitreous gel in the center of the eye.  However, sudden development of floaters or dots may be the sign of an underlying condition, such as a broken blood vessel that bleeds out into the idle of the eye or a retinal tear.

Learn why you may be suffering from spots or floaters by discussing your symptoms with a qualified Canada optometrist. For more information contact FYidoctors.