Aging Of The Vitreous Gel Is To Blame For Floating Black Spots
Starting to see black spots in your eyes that move down when you look down or up when you look up are usually a
manifestation of eye floaties. Throughout our youth the vitreous has a gel like consistency but this changes as we
age and it becomes a more liquid like material. Flickering lights to the edge of your vision with black shadows
drifting can be seen when the vitreous gel separates from the retina and collapses.
Watching the black strings, dots, and squiggly lines floating by your eyes is more
bothersome when you are looking at a white computer screen or ceiling. Black eye floaters that look like wispy
threads can randomly shift throughout your vision as the vitreous gel undergoes its