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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 ...

healthland.time.com/2013/11/18/prolonged-use-of-birth-control-pill-linked-to-glaucoma

Nov 18, 2013 ... The researchers found that women who were taking the birth control pills ... chance of getting glaucoma compared to women who did not take ...

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. ... who did not take birth control, were twice as likely to have glaucoma. ... Undiagnosed glaucoma can quickly lead to blindness if this increased pressure is ...

www.cbsnews.com/news/taking-birth-control-pill-for-years-may-double-glaucoma-risk

Nov 19, 2013 ... Women who had taken birth control pill for 3 years or longer were ... a rare but increased risk for non-cancerous liver tumors that can break and ...

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

Nov 18, 2013 ... If you're on the pill, you might want to make sure you've scheduled your yearly eye exam. Use of oral contraceptives could put you at an ...

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 ...

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 ...