No joy on the @#*! eye floaters

symptoms and conditions
Updated February 6, 2012: additions made to paragraphs 4-6. As if being myopic isn't bad enough, what with the glasses in grade school and the terror of being caught in your spectacles by unannounced visitors, you also suffer the annoyance of your vitreous gel separating from your eyeball, lots of little cells floating up from the tear site, and groups of them forming into chains and blobs. Right smack in front of your retina. Like dust on a camera lens. All. The. Time. In the winter, against the white snow, they are maddening. It got to the point where I was ready to rob a convenience store and drive to an optometrist in Virginia who uses a YAG laser to shoot the chains and blobs into oblivion. But then I…
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