Flashes & Floaters Videos

Eye flashes and floaters are typically age-related conditions. Flashes are caused when the vitreous gel liquefies and separates from the retina. Floaters appear as small specks or strands in the vitreous gel that move into your field of vision.

Watch the videos below to learn more about flashes and floaters.

Vitreous: Floaters

Small specks or clouds moving in your field of vision are called floaters.

Vitreous Detachment Video


As we age, the vitreous inside the eye tends to shrink, and may eventually separate from the inside surface of the eye.