Cocaine Users May Have Much Higher Risk of Glaucoma

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Cocaine Users May Have Much Higher Risk of Glaucoma

Cocaine users mayِ haveِ anِ increased risk ofِ developing a type ofِ glaucoma, a newِ study finds.
The participants inِ the study whoِ hadِ used orِ were usingِ cocaine wereِ moreِ likelyِ than non-cocaine users toِ haveِ open-angle glaucoma, theِ mostِ common type ofِ glaucoma andِ the second-most common causeِ of blindness inِ the United States.
Researchers atِ the Veterans Health Administration’s Health Services Research andِ Development Service inِ Indianapolis analyzed theِ health records ofِ 5.3 million U.S.