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Fluid pockets?

What does fluid pockets.in the gel of vetrous mean?  What are the symptoms of this?  Lastly what do the do for it?
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When we are born the vitreous in the back of the eye is a gel (like jello just out of refrigerator).  As we age it liquifies like Jello left at room temperature (the process is called syneresis).  liquid vitreous collects in the gel (fluid pockets). You don't see the pockets but if protein or debris is in them they produce "floaters"   There is not good treatment for floaters.  Heavy duty surgery carries unacceptable risk and lasers have proved unsatisfactory.
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Dr. Hagan I appreciate all your responses.  I read that this type of issue can cause light to bend.  Couldn't light bending cause very mild metamorphopsia?  Light bending could cause a slight bend on a line in very bright light?  Or a minor very mild disrortion on an Amsler Grid?  
Dr. Hagan I appreciate all your responses.  I read that this type of issue can cause light to bend.  Couldn't light bending cause very mild metamorphopsia?  Light bending could cause a slight bend on a line in very bright light?  Or a minor very mild disrortion on an Amsler Grid?  
Also Dr. Hagan this is jot the same as pvd?
Dr.Hagan. i apologize for all these questions.  It is that my o
Optometrist told me vetrous opacities are cause me to see a little curve on a straight line when it ia bright light.  No one I know has ever heard of this
Sorry, we've gone full circle Dduck. I can't give you any more information.
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