Possible PVD at Eye test??

#3
PVD=Posterior vitreous detachment.
There is a risk of retinal tears or even retinal detachment in some cases.
Personally I'd go get it checked ASAP.
 
#5
Most people experience PVD over the course of their lives - you get old enough, it happens. If you are having cataract surgery, and you haven't had a PVD, it can be more dangerous, because when they pull the natural lens out of your eye everything slops forward, and the gel can take the retina with it. Surgeons will tell you that it is the process of detachment which is most worrying. Once it's off the retina, and the retina is still tight on the back of the eye, you hope that everything is ok.
 

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