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A 50-year-old female asked about a 76-year-old male:

my father has glaucoma, diagnosed 1 yr ago. 3 days ago he woke with blackeye. is it cause for concern and what happened?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: It is not a concern unless his vision is effected. There are several causes for this minor soft tissue bleeding.
Dr. Douglas Liva
Ophthalmology 40 years experience
Probably not: Glaucoma would not contribute to getting a black eye. A black eye usually occurs secondary to trauma which causes damage to blood vessels in the lids resulting in bleeding which appears dark. It should resolve without treatment in time.

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