What Are Symptoms of a PVD?
Written By: Daniel Porter
Feb. 21, 2019
Most people with a PVD will not notice any symptoms. Some with PVD will have the following symptoms:
- flashes of light in peripheral or side vision
- floaters, or tiny specks, moving around in your field of vision
- or rarely, decreased vision or a dark curtain or shadow moving across your field of vision
Who Is at Risk for PVD?
A PVD, much like wrinkles, is a normal part of aging. It usually happens to most people by the age of 70. These are some risk factors that may cause a PVD to happen earlier: