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Can you tell me what are the dangers of keeping an eye that is damaged from glaucoma?

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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
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In brief: No danger

There is no danger in "keeping" a poorly seeing eye.
If the eye is blind and painful secondary to glaucoma then this needs to be addressed.

In brief: No danger

There is no danger in "keeping" a poorly seeing eye.
If the eye is blind and painful secondary to glaucoma then this needs to be addressed.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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Dr. Federico Mattioli
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery

In brief: Rare

There is no immediate danger to keeping a damaged eye from glaucoma.
Only in the most extreme cases would there be a reason not to keep an eye such as intractable pain, a severe infection or inflammation (very rare) not able to be controlled and presenting risk to the body or the other eye. Eye removal is permanent.

In brief: Rare

There is no immediate danger to keeping a damaged eye from glaucoma.
Only in the most extreme cases would there be a reason not to keep an eye such as intractable pain, a severe infection or inflammation (very rare) not able to be controlled and presenting risk to the body or the other eye. Eye removal is permanent.
Dr. Federico Mattioli
Dr. Federico Mattioli
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