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Can injury lead to removal of the eye?
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Dr. Glenn Pomerance
Ophthalmology
In brief: Unfortunately yes!
Depending on severity of a closed, penetrating or perforating ocular injury, vision may not be recoverable.
A blind, painful eye is removed for pain relief, cosmetic reasons or to protect the opposite eye, which as strange as it sounds can be lost to a condition called sympathetic ophthalmia, an inflammatory reaction to injury in the opposite eye! ocular prostheses look amazingly real nowadays!

In brief: Unfortunately yes!
Depending on severity of a closed, penetrating or perforating ocular injury, vision may not be recoverable.
A blind, painful eye is removed for pain relief, cosmetic reasons or to protect the opposite eye, which as strange as it sounds can be lost to a condition called sympathetic ophthalmia, an inflammatory reaction to injury in the opposite eye! ocular prostheses look amazingly real nowadays!
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