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What you can do once the diagnosis is certain is request treatment for Vision 20/20 Protocol Ebook Review the psychological disruption caused by central floaters. You will have to pursue this as your own advocate as Eye Doctors generally do not recognize how disabling central floaters can be initially. They proceed on the knowledge that it will improve on it's own over time and no treatment is usually needed. In the interim, patients are left with a perceptual deficient and anxiety. 

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Treatment can include stress management techniques by a Psychologist or Therapist,  (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy), hypnosis, anti-anxiety medications, Selective serotonin  inhibitors medications like Prozac, or other alternative treatments to reduce anxiety and cause perceptual shifts away from the eye floater. Another possibility is fitting a tinted contact lens on the affected eye to degrade the overall image and lessen the focal awareness of a central deficit. Artificial tears transitionally used for the treatment of dry eyes can be used on a regular basis as distraction therapy.

Having something directly in your line of sight can be extremely disruptive and other than monitoring for any long-term retinal problems the primary therapy should be focused on reducing the effects of this disruption until the brain adapts. Posterior vitreous detachment does not in itself cause any permanent loss of vision. 

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