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cocopops | 22:14 Sat 23rd Dec 2006 | Body & Soul
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My friends mother has been to see the optician and was told that the gel stuff behind her eye was shrinking! has anybody else heard of this?

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Yes, it's very common. It's called the vitreous gel Here is one explanation of why it may shrink:

http://medweb.bham.ac.uk/easdec/vitreous_hemor rhage.html#Vitreous%20Haemorrhages
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Thank you for your response.

Very informative.
Just one of the problems of ageing. Enjoy yourself while you are still young!

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