I am 64 years old and I've noticed little black floating string-like items in my eyes. I've seen eye doctor who did not recommend anything. Do you have any idea of why I'm seeing spots? Can you recommend anything?

Most of the floaters in the eye are harmless in nature. In fact it is a natural part of the aging process. Such eye floaters or spots resolve on their own. However, in rare cases of eye floaters may be a signal of a serious eye problem. It is advisable that you consult an ophthalmologist to get a proper diagnosis.

Natural Treatment for Eye Floaters Acupuncture and Accu- pressure

An effective natural treatment for eye floaters are the Ancient Chinese treatments such as accu-pressure and acupuncture. Find an expert practitioner who can perform these treatments.

Foods high on Antioxidants

Antioxidant stimulates the body to flush out waste or free- radicals that get accumulated in the eye. You can include foods rich in antioxidants in your diet. Veggies like Artichokes, Russet potatoes and beans are ranked the highest for antioxidant properties. Eat fruits enriched with antioxidants such as cranberries and blueberries. Drink lots of green tea. These foods have been used for decades to correct eye floaters.

Herbal cure

Gingko, Lysine and Bilberry are natural herbs that promote blood flow to the eye vessels.

Diet and Lifestyle

Increase the intake of fish, nuts, seeds and whole grain. Eat brown rice and plenty of fresh vegetables. Drink 8 glasses of water a day to help flush the kidneys. Drink plenty of water to help flush the toxins. Limit the intake of sodium. Avoid deep fried food, red meat, poultry and dairy products. There are also certain veggies you must avoid like tomatoes, peppers, eggplants and potatoes as they form toxins in the body.

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