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Glossary for Floaters

Medical terms related to Floaters or mentioned in this section include:

  • Acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment: A rare eye disease where the central vision in one or both eyes is affected by inflammation or fluid build up in the retina. The retina lies at the back of the eye. Symptoms such as fever, headache and malaise often precede the eye symptoms. The cause of the condition is unknown but may have autoimmune origins.
  • Autoimmune uveitis: Autoimmune inflammation of the eye's uvea.
  • Blind spot: Loss of vision in a particular area
  • Blindness: Loss of sight in one or both eyes
  • Blurred vision: Blurriness of vision or images.
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Cloudy vision: Cloudiness of the visual field
  • Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
  • Cytomegalovirus retinitis: Inflammation of the retina of the eye which can cause blindness. The cytomegalovirus is an easily transmissible viral infection that is common but generally causes no symptoms except in infants and people with weakened immune systems.
  • Diabetic Retinopathy: A complication of diabetes where the microvasculature of the eye is effected resulting in sight loss
  • Diabetic retinopathy: A complication of diabetes where the microvasculature of the eye is effected resulting in sight loss
  • Double vision: Seeing two images, overlapping images, shadow images, or ghost images (diplopia)
  • Eye melanoma: Melanoma develops in the cells that produce melanin - the pigment that gives the skin its color. the eyes also have melanin-producing cells and can develop melanoma.
  • Eye symptoms: Symptoms affecting the eye
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Flashes: Seeing small flashes of light
  • Floaters: Floating spots or spidery webs in front of the eyes
  • Floaters in both eyes: Floaters in both eyes is a disturbance of vision in which both eyes are seeing floating dots or shapes.
  • Floaters in one eye: Floaters in one eye refers to a disturbance of vision in which both eyes are seeing floating dots or shapes.
  • Floaters in pregnancy: Floaters in pregnancy are tiny floating objects seen in the visual fields.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Impaired vision: Reduced or degraded vision.
  • Intermittent floaters: Intermittent floaters are sporadic episodes of seeing floating dots or other visual distortions.
  • Myopia: Nearsightedness
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Pain: Any type of pain sensation symptoms.
  • Posterior vitreous detachment: Detachment of the eye's internal jelly vitreous from the rear of the eye
  • Retina Conditions: Any condition that affects the retina of the eye
  • Retina symptoms: Symptoms affecting the retina in the back of the eye
  • Retinal detachment: Detachment of the retina of the eye
  • Retinopathy: Any disease that occurs to the retina that does not involve inflammation
  • Seeing spots: Seeing spots or dark areas in front of the eyes
  • Senile Retinoschisis: Retinoschisis is medical term for splitting of the retina. In senile retinoschisis, the problem occurs with old age and rarely causes severe vision impairment. It can occur in males or females.
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Sensory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sensory systems.
  • Sudden onset of floaters: Sudden onset of floaters is the rapid development of seeing floating shapes.
  • Uveitis: A condition which is the result of inflammation of the uvea
  • Vision changes: Any change in vision or sight.
  • Vision distortion: Distortions or changes to vision
  • Vision loss: Impaired vision or loss of vision
  • Visual problems: Any problems which might occur that affect ones vision
  • Vitreous detachment: Detachment of the eye's internal jelly vitreous from the rear or side of the eye

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