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What are eye floaters made of?

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Eye floaters are caused by the gel inside the eye forming clumps or strands which are then projected as floaters in the retina.

Most eye floaters are caused by age-related changes that occur as the jelly-like substance inside your eyes becomes more liquid.


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Floaters are shadows that are cast on the retina that form as the vitreous gel around the eye shrinks.

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