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doesn't a second flush usually make the floaters go away?



I'm sorry op, I just could not resist, I too have the problem with microscope and the spots. Doesn't seem to bother me with the rifle scope though.
 

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Update..Went to the eye dr Sat morning,did some vision tests,tok pictures of inside of both eyes,then did a good exam of both. No problem with the retna..The dark floater he showed me on the picture is the dark ring that is around the optic nerve at the rear of the eyeball.It breaks loose as you get older,did the concussion cause it....no way to tell,but normal..So that was good news..I will not be useing the rubber eye pc any more.I shot it yesterday without with shooting glasses,actully easier to shoot with out it...Live and learn...
 

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Update..Went to the eye dr Sat morning,did some vision tests,tok pictures of inside of both eyes,then did a good exam of both. No problem with the retna..The dark floater he showed me on the picture is the dark ring that is around the optic nerve at the rear of the eyeball.It breaks loose as you get older,did the concussion cause it....no way to tell,but normal..So that was good news..I will not be useing the rubber eye pc any more.I shot it yesterday without with shooting glasses,actully easier to shoot with out it...Live and learn...
I am glad it was nothing but you do feel better now that you know right?
The Eyes are nothing to fool around with!
BTW
Without shooting did not mean without eye protection right?
I've been hit with a .45ACP and a .357 Mag. Neither took me down but i would have lost an Eye if i got hit there!
 

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As others have suggested, an eye exam is highly recommended.
That said, there is a procedure that a cornea specialist can perform to remove them. They literally insert a hollow needle in your eye and suck all the vitrious fluid out of your eye, along with it goes the floaters. Then they they replace the fluid with saline solution. Of course there are risks associated with this procedure.
 

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At 65 years of age I mostly shoot with a scope. Thankful the M14 platform is scope adaptable.
I wait for the floater to drift by before I squeeze the shot.
Pretty much keeps the M1 Garands in the safe.
Eye doc says floaters come with age. So far mine aren't too bad.
 
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I have had them all my life, but they seem to be getting worse. No flashes of light tho. I have to move my eyes side to side on occasion when I'm shooting to get the main one out of my line of vision. Guess I better go get an eye exam just to be sure.
 

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I have noticed floaters usually do not bother me if I do not worry about them. If I concentrate on them, they seem to interfere more when I am focusing on the front sight. Though they will occasionally annoy me, the more I ignore them the less of a bother they seem to be IMHE.
 

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detached retina will be flashes, floaters are blood leakage usually from high blood pressure issues
 

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where in Alabama
 

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My eye doc told me a couple of years ago that we all will exhibit these things if we live long enough. Need to get a good exam, but the floaters and flashes are not always anything serious, its about aging for the most part. It can be a symptom of a serious problem but only a good eye doc can tell.
 

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Just to let you Guys know I had a totally detached Retina and I never saw a Flashes.I just had decreased vision,some floaters and a slight change in color.
Your Bad experience may differ.
When in doubt Get your Hind Quarter to a Real Eye Doctor!
 

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Not an eye doctor but here's what I found out. They usually occur with individuals who are near sighted, age is also a factor. Unfortunately not much you can do. I've had them for years, usually not a problem unless one pops up in my field of vision during a competition. They move around and you can blink them out of the way although some persistent ones may stay for a few days or weeks. Ask you ophthalmologist at you next appointment. They are more of a nuisance than anything else.
 

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Vitreous proteins clumping together due to aging eyes. Unavoidable.
 

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You have cataracts in one or both eyes. I bet you also have halos or blurred vision driving at night with oncoming headlights or streetlights. Get a professional eye check up and one not affiliated with eye glass sales. Cataract replacement surgery is usually covered under your major medical plan with a set deductible by your plan. I've had both eyes done with replacement lenses but still require corrective glasses as we age.
 
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