Tag: Floaters

What To Do about Flashes and Floaters

0 Shares

Floaters are part of the vitreous gel in the eye that cast shadows on the retina, the layer of cells lining the back of the eye that senses light and allows you to see. Floaters can appear as different shapes, such as dots, circles, lines, clouds or cobwebs. The eye is filled with a clear… Read More


What are Floaters?

0 Shares

Floaters are part of the vitreous gel in the eye that cast shadows on the retina, the layer of cells lining the back of the eye that senses light and allows you to see. Floaters can appear as different shapes, such as dots, circles, lines, clouds or cobwebs. The eye is filled with a clear… Read More


Visual floaters can suddenly occur

0 Shares

A sudden onset of vitreous floaters should never be ignored. When they suddenly occur they mean something new has happened in your eye requiring a prompt, thorough examination. The most common cause of floaters is separation of the vitreous body from the inner walls of the eye. As people age the vitreous gel, which comprises… Read More


Headache with Flashing Lights. Likely a Migraine

0 Shares

Migraines are a common neurological condition that is more prevalent in women. A classic migraine usually may start with visual symptoms- zigzag lines, lightning bolts, kaleidoscope looking images are all common. Usually the visual symptoms expand over a period of time ranging from 10-30 minutes but sometimes much longer. Severe pounding headaches will follow and… Read More


Flashes and Floaters, what are they?

0 Shares

Floaters are part of the vitreous gel in the eye that cast shadows on the retina, the layer of cells lining the back of the eye that senses light and allows you to see. Floaters can appear as different shapes, such as dots, circles, lines, clouds or cobwebs. The eye is filled with a clear… Read More


Flashes and Floaters… Is this an Eye Emergency?

0 Shares

Patients often wonder, “Is this eye problem I am having an emergency or is it ok to wait a few days to be seen?”. Some eye conditions look serious but are not serious and others can be mildly bothersome, but are actually true eye emergencies. At North Shore Eye Care with 10 locations across Long… Read More


Visual Disturbances Can Be From Migraine Headaches

0 Shares

Migraines are common neurological condition that is more prevalent in women. A classic migraine usually may start with visual symptoms- zigzag lines, lightning bolts, kaleidoscope looking images are common. Usually the visual symptoms expand over a period of time ranging from 10-30 minutes but sometimes much longer. Severe pounding headaches will follow and may be… Read More


Headache with Flashing Lights?, ZigZag Lines? Probably a Migraine Headache

0 Shares

Migraines are common neurological condition that is more prevalent in women. A classic migraine usually may start with visual symptoms- zigzag lines, lightning bolts, kaleidoscope looking images are common. Usually the visual symptoms expand over a period of time ranging from 10-30 minutes but sometimes much longer. Severe pounding headaches will follow and may be… Read More


Diabetes And How It Affects the Eyes

0 Shares

Diabetes is an ever growing health issue that is becoming more and more common in the USA. Diabetes is a very complex metabolic disorder in which one’s blood sugar is elevated above normal. Diabetes is treated with a combination of weight loss exercise, oral medications and insulin which is injected into the body. If the… Read More


Flashes and Floaters at North Shore Eye Care

0 Shares

Floaters are part of the vitreous gel in the eye that cast shadows on the retina, the layer of cells lining the back of the eye that senses light and allows you to see. Floaters can appear as different shapes, such as dots, circles, lines, clouds or cobwebs. The eye is filled with a clear… Read More


Contact us

Explore Our Practice

Official LASIK provider for the New York Mets

23 Locations To Serve You

Learn More
Map
Call (855) 295-4144 or Schedule a Consultation
Arrow Pointing Up
LASIK Self Test
Cataract Self Test
Star IconStar IconStar IconStar IconStar Icon
rate us online