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Birth control prevents pregnancy by stopping different parts of the pregnancy process. Hormonal methods—like birth control pills, the patch or injections—release synthetic hormones into the body to prevent the release of eggs during ovulation... More »


Nov 18, 2013 ... Taking birth control pills may increase a woman's risk of eye disease later in life, a study finds, because they may reduce protective levels of ...


Jun 19, 2014 ... Long-term use of birth control pills has been linked to an increased risk of glaucoma. Do you consider glaucoma risk before prescribing ...


Jan 24, 2014 ... A new study suggests women who take birth control for an extended time period are more likely to develop glaucoma. But no cause-and-effect ...


Nov 18, 2013 ... Eye disease more common among users of birth control pills, study finds.


Nov 19, 2013 ... "The current study should be an impetus for future research to look at cause and effect of oral contraceptive use and glaucoma," said Dr. Wang.


Nov 18, 2013 ... Well this can't be good. Apparently, hormonal birth control pills don't only contribute to your risk of stroke and breast cancer. Now, a new study ...


Nov 18, 2013 ... New research shows a link between the use of birth control pills and the loss of vision. Females who take contraceptives for over three years ...


A new study found a link between birth control pills and glaucoma. Learn if you should worry.


Nov 21, 2013 ... Why birth control pills might play a role in glaucoma is not entirely clear. But cells in the optic nerve contain estrogen receptors that are believed ...