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Is birth control linked to glaucoma? - American Optometric Association

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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 ...

Consider Glaucoma Risk Before Prescribing Birth Control Pills ...

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Jun 19, 2014 ... Long-term use of birth control pills has been linked to an increased ... fluid production coupled with decreased drainage that causes injury to ...

Birth Control Causes Glaucoma? New Study Finds Contraceptives ...

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Nov 18, 2013 ... New research shows a link between the use of birth control pills and the ... According to Mayo Clinic, glaucoma is one of the leading causes of ...

Oral Contraceptives Linked to Glaucoma - Medscape

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Nov 19, 2013 ... Women who use oral contraceptives for more than 3 years are at ... to look at cause and effect of oral contraceptive use and glaucoma," said Dr.

Birth Control Linked With Higher Glaucoma Risk - Huffington Post

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Nov 18, 2013 ... It's important to note that the study merely showed an association, and does not prove that taking oral birth control causes glaucoma. But "at this ...

Prolonged Use of Birth Control Pill Linked to Glaucoma | TIME.com

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Nov 18, 2013 ... Women who used birth control pills for three years or more have twice the ... Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the U.S. is caused ...

BREAKING: The Pill Linked To Glaucoma Risk | Prevention

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Nov 18, 2013 ... If you're on birth control, you need to read this. ... put you at an increased risk for developing glaucoma, one of the leading causes of blindness, ...

Birth Control Pills May Double Glaucoma Risk - ABC News

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Nov 18, 2013 ... "We can't really say [birth control pills] cause glaucoma," said study researcher and author Elaine Wang, of Duke University. "But if you have ...

Glaucoma in Women: The Estrogen Connection - American ...

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The study in question found that women who used oral contraceptives (OCs) for ... Therefore, one possibility is that an early loss of estrogen causes the optic ...

Birth Control Pills May Up a Woman's Glaucoma Risk - Eyes ...

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The cause of glaucoma isn't clear, but it's been linked to a buildup of fluid ... This study couldn't explain how birth control pills cause the apparent risk, but other ...

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Using Birth Control Pills May Increase Women's Glaucoma Risk - NPR

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Nov 18, 2013 ... Using Birth Control Pills May Increase Women's Glaucoma Risk ... from peaking midway through a woman's monthly cycle, cause the apparent ...

'The Pill' Tied to Raised Risk of Glaucoma – WebMD

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Nov 18, 2013 ... Although the study did not prove a cause-and-effect relationship between the use of birth control pills and glaucoma, the findings should help ...

Birth Control Pills May Raise Eye Risks - The New York Times

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Nov 21, 2013 ... Why birth control pills might play a role in glaucoma is not entirely clear. ... called open angle glaucoma, is caused by the gradual clogging of ...