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Why may an eye be removed?

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Some of the reasons why an eye may be removed are:

  • Injury
  • Glaucoma
  • Infection inside the eye
  • Eye tumors

From: Prosthetic Eye WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Soares, I. 2010. Seminars in Ophthalmology,

Sami, D. 2007. Survey of Ophthalmology,

Custer, P. 2003. Ophthalmology,

Reviewed by Brian S. Boxer Wachler on May 07, 2019

SOURCES:

Soares, I. 2010. Seminars in Ophthalmology,

Sami, D. 2007. Survey of Ophthalmology,

Custer, P. 2003. Ophthalmology,

Reviewed by Brian S. Boxer Wachler on May 07, 2019

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