Caffeinated Coffee Linked to Vision Loss
A new study suggests caffeinated coffee drinkers should limit their intake to reduce their chances of developing vision loss or blindness. According to a scientific paper in the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology’s journal Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, heavy caffeinated coffee consumption is associated with an increased risk of developing exfoliation glaucoma, the leading cause of secondary glaucoma worldwide.
The study is the first to examine the link between caffeinated coffee and exfoliation glaucoma in a U.S. –based population.
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