time, I feel movement-like or worm-like object in my eyes and if removed,
it's usually worm-like substance.
could be the cause and what do I do?
are a medical condition of the eyes.
age, the gel-like substance that surrounds our eyeballs tends to contract,
shrink and pull away from the inner eyeball.
of this shrinking and pulling, these gel-like substances bunch up
together and form different shapes
may be shaped like a worm.
of floaters is known as myodesopsia.
are various causes for the appearance of floaters, of which the most
common are :
common cause of floaters is shrinkage of the vitreous humour: this
gel-like substanceconsists of 99% water and 1% solid elements.
vitreous detachments and retinal detachments
of the hyaloid artery
macular edema and asteroid hyalosis.
there is no treatment indicated. Vitrectomy may be successful in treating
more severe cases, however, the procedure is typically not warranted
in those with lesser symptoms due to the potential for complications.