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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.prevention.com/health/health-concerns/birth-control-pills-linked-increased-glaucoma-risk

Nov 18, 2013 ... Use of oral contraceptives could put you at an increased risk for ... on the pill for fewer than three years or who didn't take oral contraceptives at all. ... panic or a reason to ditch your go-to birth control method, stresses Wang.

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

Mar 21, 2014 ... Even if you choose to continue using birth control pills, remember that you can take steps to lower your risk of developing glaucoma through ...

abcnews.go.com/blogs/health/2013/11/18/birth-control-pills-may-double-glaucoma-risk

Nov 18, 2013 ... Their study is the first to report this increased risk. ... "We can't really say [birth control pills] cause glaucoma," said study ... For now, long-term use of birth control pills may just be another risk factor for your doctor to take into ...

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 ...

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 ...