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Would an eye transplant work for a glaucoma patient?

No.

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Eye transplants have not been perfected yet.Certain parts of the eye, specifically cornea, sclera and conjunctiva (especially the limbus where there are stem cells) can be successfully transplanted.However,corneal transplant, conjunctival transplants or limbal stem cell transplants would not work to treat glaucoma.Glaucoma is treated with drops, lasers, surgery and surgical shunts of the eye
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Dr. Tim Conrad answered:

Will having glaucoma stop me from getting an eye transplant?

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There is no such thing as an eye transplant. Only corneas can be transplanted. Glaucoma does not limit a corneal transplant.
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Is it possible to get an eye transplant if you have glaucoma?

No eye transplant

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There is corneal transplant for corneal diseases, and glaucoma surgery for glaucoma. There are no eye transplants.
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Can eye cataract extraction be done for patient already having glaucoma?

Cataracts & glaucoma

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Yes, cataract surgery can be performed in a patient with glaucoma and sometimes results in an improvement in intra ocular pressure.
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I am glaucoma patient I am seeing only one eye that is also 25 present visible?

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It seems like you have lost 75% of your vision in one eye - is this correct. Glaucoma is best managed by an M.D. ophthalmologist - preferably a specialist in glaucoma. This is too complex a disease to be handled by optometrists. Please restate the question if this answer misses the point of your question.
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Dr. Johnstone Kim answered:

Can there be an eye transplant surgery for people with glaucoma and or diabetic retinopathy?

No

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at this present time, there is no transplant for the retina or nerve tissue such as the optic nerve.
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Dr. Richard Carlin answered:

What does a borderline oct rnfl classification in an eye exam mean in a non glaucoma patient.

Probably nothing

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In the absense of other findings, it probably doesn't mean anything. I would just repeat it in the future.
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Dr. Keshav Narain answered:

Im a glaucoma patient and had a trabeculectomy done. Could I still get eye corrective surgery like lasik?

Theoretically, yes

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but having had that type of surgery increases your risk of infection and some other complications and makes you less than an ideal candidate. Nevertheless, it's a good idea to have the eye examined by an experienced lasik surgeon. Your particular situation may be more or less amenable to lasik.
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Opthamology question: What can be done to slow progression of low pressure glaucoma? Thanks. My mother cannot see out of her right eye due to a failed cornea transplant. Now doctors have confirmed low pressure glaucoma in left eye, so she is slowly goi

Difficult to treat

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Low tension glaucoma(LTG) can be difficult to diagnose and effectively treat because the underlying cause of optic nerve damage is not clear. We know that lowering the ocular pressure has a protective effect. This can be achieved through drops or office laser procedures. LTG patients may also be at risk due to non-ocular conditions such as nocturnal hypotension and vascular perfusion problems.
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Dr. Bud Kurwa answered:

Is it possible for a macular degeneration patient to have an eye transplant?

No

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The optic nerve that connects the eye to the brain cannot regenerate once you cut it so a transplanted eye would be blind. When people donate their eyes the only part usable is the cornea for a patient whose cornea has scarred up or got damaged.
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