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Does elevated intraocular pressure cause retinal detachment?
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree
In brief: No
These are two unrelated conditions.
Elevated pressure in the eye can cause permanent blindness, but does not in any way cause the retina to detach.

In brief: No
These are two unrelated conditions.
Elevated pressure in the eye can cause permanent blindness, but does not in any way cause the retina to detach.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
In brief: No
Glaucoma doesn't cause a retinal detachment, but a retinal detachment can cause high eye pressure and glaucoma (i.
e. Schwartz syndrome, also hemorrhagic rd, other). However, usually the eye pressure is low if there is a large retinal detachment.

In brief: No
Glaucoma doesn't cause a retinal detachment, but a retinal detachment can cause high eye pressure and glaucoma (i.
e. Schwartz syndrome, also hemorrhagic rd, other). However, usually the eye pressure is low if there is a large retinal detachment.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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