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It is unlikely that the floaters are related to macular degeneration unless you have had active bleeding in the retina and some of the blood "broke through" into the vitreous (or central) cavity of the eye. I would encourage you to be evaluated by your ophthalmologist to try to identify the cause of the new onset of floaters.
Answered by: Paul Sternberg Jr., MD
Categories: Eye Diseases
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Answered: Sep 05, 2013
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