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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Not yet.: This is an exciting experimental field but we're not there yet - stay tuned and get checked for glaucoma. Early detection is they key!
Dr. Harvey Fishman
21 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Years away if it all.
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
25 years experience Ophthalmology
No eye transplant: There is corneal transplant for corneal diseases, and glaucoma surgery for glaucoma. There are no eye transplants.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eulogio Galvez
Specializes in General Practice
Don't know: I don't know the answer. Would refer you to our healthtap specialists or private ophthalmologist to give you the correct answer. My practice is limite ... Read More
Dr. Marc Lieberman
45 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Usually this sad question arises when an eye has already lost a great deal of vision to glaucoma damage. When advanced, glaucoma painlessly destroys t ... Read More
Dr. Marc Lieberman
45 years experience Ophthalmology
Not really...: In complicated situations, such as eye injury or infection, the loss of vision can be caused by several simultaneous processes. For example when the c ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
?: There is no such thing as an eye transplant. Only corneas can be transplanted. Glaucoma does not limit a corneal transplant.
Dr. William Trattler
29 years experience LASIK Surgery
No: It is not uncommon for patient who has glaucoma to also have a condition of the cornea that requires some form of corneal transplant. Obviously - one ... Read More
Dr. Alan Mindlin
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Severe glaucoma: If you have severe glaucoma with significant damage any intraocular surgery can increasethe potential for more visual loss that maynot be recoverable.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Rauen
15 years experience Ophthalmology
Your : Your cornea transplant surgeon would be best able to answer this question. However, the type ii keratoprosthesis is also a form of cornea transplanta ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keshav Narain
29 years experience Retinal Surgery
No: There is no eye transplant surgery. The cornea can be transplanted but this is not relevant in diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma. The best advice is ... Read More
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Dr. Alma Murphy
46 years experience Ophthalmology
The : The best thing to do to preserve vision in glaucoma is to lower the eye pressure as much as possible. This can be accomplished with several different ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Leaming
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Optic nerve damage: Glaucoma is an eye disorder in which the optic nerve suffers damage, permanently damaging vision in the affected eye(s) and progressing to complete bl ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Pomeranz
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Glaucoma: A form of glaucoma called acute angle closure glaucoma can cause an abrupt rise in eye pressure that can be very painful.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Latisha Smith
38 years experience Wound care
Yes but not cured: Glaucoma is abnormal elevation of the pressures in the eyes. Eye drops are used to decrease the pressure. It usually requires application of drops onc ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Leaming
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Eye examination: Screening for glaucoma is usually performed as part of a standard eye examination performed by ophthalmologists and optometrists. Testing for glaucoma ... Read More

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