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McCalla Optometrist | McCalla Floaters and Spots | AL | Cargus Eyecare |

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Floaters and Spots
 

It is not uncommon for healthy eyes to notice spots or clouds that pass across your field of vision. These are called floaters and they may take a number of shapes and are most apparent when looking at a solid light-colored background. They are the shadow of small clots of gel in the vitreous fluid that composes the inside of the eye. While they may be harmless and indicate no internal problems, floaters and spots may also indicate a larger health issue, such as a detached retina.   An Optometrists can help you determine if your floaters and spots are of the normal, harmless variety or if they are indicative of a more serious health problem.

If you experience jagged lines in your vision (similar to heat waves) occurring in both eyes for up to 20 minutes, you may be experiencing a spasm of vessels in the brain, more commonly known as a migraine. Often these visual disturbances are followed by severe migraine headaches, but they can also occur without the headache and are called ophthalmic/ocular migraines. Typically, spots and floaters are harmless and will disappear over time. If they become more that just a nuisance and begin to compromise vision, other treatments are available. Contact our practice to learn more.

McCalla Optometrist | McCalla Floaters and Spots | AL | Cargus Eyecare |
 
 
 
McCalla Optometrist Cargus Eyecare is a certified Optometrist specializing in Floaters and Spots, Cataracts, Glaucoma, eyecare, lasik and much more in McCalla, AL. We also do Fitting and Adjusting, Frames, Kids Frames, Lenses, Reading Glasses, Bifocals, Contact Lenses, Sunglasses, Progressive (no-line) Lenses, Home and all work related in the 35111 area and surrounding areas in McCalla