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Eye floaters

Eye floaters: Introduction

Eye floaters: The appearance of floating objects in a persons vision. See detailed information below for a list of 9 causes of Eye floaters, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Eye floaters:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Eye floaters. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Eye floaters:

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Stories from Users for Eye floaters

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Eye floaters

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Eye floaters: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Eye floaters: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of Eye floaters listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Eye floaters as a symptom include:

Definitions of Eye floaters:

Floaters; spots before the eyes caused by opaque cell fragments in the vitreous humor or lens.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Eye floaters

The list below shows some of the causes of Eye floaters mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Eye floaters?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Eye floaters. Of the 9 causes of Eye floaters that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 8 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Eye floaters:

The following list of conditions have 'Eye floaters' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Eye floaters Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Eye floaters based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

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    What are the alternative names for Eye floaters:

    Musca volitans, Vitreous opacity, Vitreous floaters
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Eye floaters:

    Subtypes of Eye floaters:

    Eyeball spots (7 causes), Cotton wool spots (8 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Eye floaters:

    Blind spot (51 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Vision changes (2526 causes), Blurred vision (982 causes), Blindness (496 causes), Visual problems (2143 causes), Vision loss (688 causes), Impaired vision (1545 causes), Vision distortion (1970 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Eye floaters:

    Eye pain (475 causes), Eye injury, Blurred vision (982 causes), Vision changes (2526 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Vitreous humor, Retina, Field of vision, Vitrectomy

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