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Sara


10/19/2012

Can glaucoma cause retinal detachment?

Does glaucoma have something to do with retinal detachment?
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  • Patricia

    10/22/2012

    Yeah, as we know, people with high prescription may high possibility to have the retinal detachment because of the too thick retinal. However, after the surgery of retinal detachment, it is easy to get the glaucoma. If it is so, one should better go to see the doctor and accept the treatment.
  • Marissa george

    10/22/2012

    Well, as we all know, glaucoma is one of the most serious eye disorders so far. Therefore, it will have serious impact on our eyes. Unfortunately, there have been cases that glaucoma could lead to retinal detachment. But different people have different situations right? So, what you need to do is to pay special attention to your eye health and be careful not to hurt your eyes.
  • Aaron may

    10/22/2012

    Generally speaking, glaucoma will cause retinal detachment. And you should know that there are many other factors which can lead to retinal detachment, such as eye injury, severe high blood pressure. But on the other hand, most people with detached retina risk factors will not develop a detached retina. So you should not worry about it too much. And it is possible that people without risk factors will develop a retinal detachment. If you have some questions about retinal detachments, you can talk with your doctor. He or she can recommend detached retina symptoms to watch for and a schedule for regular eye exams.
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