We have been comparing what we see within our own eyeballs when we lay on our backs and stare up at a monochromatic sky. I've always thought of these "floaters" as bits of cell debris or proteins and to me they seem elongated and fuzzy, like fine roots. My son and wife, on the other hand, see round objects, or spheres. So we ask: Is this variation due to age, gender, genetics, what we ate or drank yesterday? What are these objects we see? Does their quantity or quality say anything about our vision or general health? Do they ebb and flow or are they constant? Finally, do they adversely affect our vision? Thank you. Fans of MAD SCIENTIST.`
Re: Can 'floaters,' debris in intraocular fluids, vary in shape among people?
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