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Is it possible to get an eye transplant if you have glaucoma?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No eye transplant
There is corneal transplant for corneal diseases, and glaucoma surgery for glaucoma.
There are no eye transplants.

In brief: No eye transplant
There is corneal transplant for corneal diseases, and glaucoma surgery for glaucoma.
There are no eye transplants.
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
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Dr. Harvey Fishman
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Years away if it all.

In brief: No
Years away if it all.
Dr. Harvey Fishman
Dr. Harvey Fishman
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: 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!

In brief: 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. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology
In brief: Clarification
If you are referring to a corneal transplant, then yes, you can receive this type of transplant if there is indication for it and the prognosis is favorable.
It's very important to have well controlled glaucoma prior to & after cornea transplantion to assure the best success for corneal survival. If you are implying that is it possible to have an whole eye transplantion, the answer is no.

In brief: Clarification
If you are referring to a corneal transplant, then yes, you can receive this type of transplant if there is indication for it and the prognosis is favorable.
It's very important to have well controlled glaucoma prior to & after cornea transplantion to assure the best success for corneal survival. If you are implying that is it possible to have an whole eye transplantion, the answer is no.
Dr. Jon Fishburn
Dr. Jon Fishburn
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
In brief: Corneal transplant
You can get a corneal transplant if you have glaucoma and this is occasionally done.
Eye transplants (the entire eye) are not possible with current knowledge.

In brief: Corneal transplant
You can get a corneal transplant if you have glaucoma and this is occasionally done.
Eye transplants (the entire eye) are not possible with current knowledge.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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