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www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2013/11/18/245959355/using-birth-control-pills-may-increase-womens-glaucoma-risk

Nov 18, 2013 ... Taking birth control pills may increase a woman's risk of eye disease later in ... levels as she goes through life could affect her risk of glaucoma.

www.aoa.org/news/clinical-eye-care/is-birth-control-linked-to-glaucoma?sso=y

Jan 24, 2014 ... A new study suggests women who take birth control for an extended ... of oral contraceptives and an increased risk of developing glaucoma," Dr. Bittel said. ... There is no way to prevent the disease, but it can be controlled if ...

well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/11/21/birth-control-pills-may-raise-eye-risks

Nov 21, 2013 ... Why birth control pills might play a role in glaucoma is not entirely clear. ... like drugs used against breast cancer, also have an elevated risk of glaucoma. ... would reduce their estrogen would increase their risk because glaucoma is ... and women with a history of taking birth control for long periods may be ...

www.webmd.com/sex/birth-control/news/20131118/the-pill-tied-to-raised-risk-of-glaucoma

MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Taking birth control pills for more than three years may increase a woman's risk of developing the eye disease ...

www.bustle.com/articles/9083-birth-control-pills-raise-risk-of-glaucoma-study-finds

Nov 18, 2013 ... Birth Control Pills Raise Risk of Glaucoma, Study Finds ... good: just three-years of taking birth control pills doubled women's chances of getting ... “We can't really say [birth control pills] cause glaucoma,” said Duke University's ...

www.rebuildyourvision.com/blog/vision-news/birth-control-pills-may-increase-risk-glaucoma

Mar 21, 2014 ... Women should not stop taking birth control pills for this increased risk ... Even though birth control pills can increase your risk for glaucoma, you ...

www.medscape.com/viewarticle/814659

Nov 19, 2013 ... NEW ORLEANS — Taking oral contraceptives for more than 3 years ... This could explain the increased risk for glaucoma, but the study doesn't ...

healthylivingmadesimple.com/eye-health-and-oral-contraceptives-a-womans-risks

Learn what you can do to protect your vision. ... One of the most common complaints for women taking birth control pills or hormone ... using both estrogen and progesterone carry a 30 percent increased chance of developing dry eye. ... birth control pills for three years or longer have a 5 percent risk of developing glaucoma, ...

www.obgyn.net/contraception/consider-glaucoma-risk-prescribing-birth-control-pills

Jun 19, 2014 ... ... birth control pills has been linked to an increased risk of glaucoma. ... Women who do not take hormonal birth control experience regular ... Undiagnosed glaucoma can quickly lead to blindness if this increased pressure is ...

www.sharecare.com/health/eye-vision-health/article/birth-control-pills-may-up-womans-glaucoma-risk

They found that women who took birth control pills for longer than three ... Early detection and treatment is important because, once vision is lost, it can't be restored. ... who also have any other factors that raise the risk of glaucoma, including:.