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Unfortunately, floaters may persist indefinitely after a retinal tear. However, usually floaters become less bothersome over time. Once the tear has been treated with laser and the eye has been stable for a month or so, there should be no problem with playing golf.
Answered by: George Williams, MD
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Answered: Oct 25, 2012
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