Azcentral.com is reporting that Amare Stoudemire is set to
wear protective glasses for the rest of his career to protect his eye. While he
has been around the team of late it should be noted that there is not an
imminent timeframe for his return.
It is noted that “he merely has been permitted to attend
games after living protectively following Feb. 20 surgery to repair a detached
retina that put his eyesight in danger.”
It I also noted that “His surgeon, Pravin Dugel, said the
"ragged tears" in Stoudemire’s eye indicated that the retinal tear
was caused by trauma but that it was new and old trauma. Stoudemire had been
poked in the eye during camp by Boris Diaw and also by Al Thornton in his final
game this season.
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