posted on Dec, 4 2014 @ 09:13 AM
It could be any number of things. My gf woke up one morning with thousands of floaters which got worse of the next few days.
Went to A&E (opticians advised to go there) and they ran every test they could think of on her eyes, ECG's, full body scans etc.
They originally thought it was sarcoidosis, and several other things with random names. Eventually they gave up trying to name it and just called it
A few weeks after test results for a genetic condition came through, and they were able to diagnose it as Birdshot disease, which is a rare and
We spent ages getting it diagnosed and she has to go back to the hospital every 3/4 weeks to check how it's going and how she is getting on with
high-dose steroids and immuno-suppresants (for life), but it was worth it, as untreated she could have gone blind!
They explained that floaters are usually bits from the eye lining and stuff, but hers was white blood cells leaking into her eye.
In short, don't take chances when it comes to your eyes, get it checked out ASAP.
Hope it's nothing serious though.