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What happens if the pineal gland is removed?

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Dr. William Betts
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Pinealectomy

The pineal gland may be removed and a person can do just fine.
There are complications with this procedure including visual changes and weakness. These often resolve but can be permanent. Pinealectomies are not common.

In brief: Pinealectomy

The pineal gland may be removed and a person can do just fine.
There are complications with this procedure including visual changes and weakness. These often resolve but can be permanent. Pinealectomies are not common.
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