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Eye Health

Question
Posted by: Liz | 2020/04/26

Q.

Brain tumour and eyes

Cou ld a frontal lobe brain tumor cause bleeding in the eyes or effect the eyes of an 81 year old female that had recent catarac surgery within the last 4 months?My Mom's left eye recently started to show fairly significant blood spots 4 months after catarac surgery. She was diagnosed with a large tumor in the frontal lobe which they are assuming is cancerous.

Expert's Reply

A.

Optometrist
- 2020/06/08

Hi there


Brain tumors can unfortunately affect the vision and the eyes. It would be best to discuss this with your neurologist to determine if the symptoms are from the tumour.

Best wishes!

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