Flashes and Floaters

Are you seeing spots, flashes, or floaters in your vision?

Floaters impact your vision and they appear to follow where you look.

Sudden onset of floaters may be a cause of concern

Longstanding floaters in front your vision are generally not a cause for concern. In some cases of a sudden onset, they can be symptomatic of another problem. A potential tear of the retina may be present which could lead to a serious situation and even permanent vision loss. If caught in time it can be treated. A sudden onset should always be investigated by conducting a thorough sight examination.

Eye Tests at Mairead O’Leary Opticians

We have highly experienced practitioners and we use the newest equipment available in eye-care. We have the facility to carry various eye tests to investigate the possible causes of the onset. After an extensive sight examination our optometrists will be able to advise you on the cause and, refer you to a specialist, if needed.