When Are Floaters Most Noticeable?
Most people will discover these dark spots floating in their vision when viewing a bright background such as
clouds or a light blue sky. This is due to the shadows cast onto the back of the eye from the floaters. Squinting
at a bright light can make your eye floaters stand out a little bit more than usual, especially in contrast to a
dark room when they normally can't be seen very well.
Do Eye Floaters/Flashes Represent A True Disability Or An
If you all of a sudden start to get stringy lines or clumps when you look at things together with flashy lights
in your peripheral vision then there is about a 1 in 7 chance for getting a torn retina or detachment.
Being pregnant and noticing eye floaters is common and usually harmless, but it's still a good idea to see your
eye care specialist. Black eye floaters don't usually stop after you reach a certain age, but they do tend to
diminish or fade away with time for many people.