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Association between caffeine consumption and exfoliation glaucoma

New research, published in the journal Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, has reported on the relationship between coffee consumption and exfoliation glaucoma (EG) or glaucoma suspect (EGS). The large prospective study spanning a 28 year period followed 78,977 women and 41,202 men who, at enrollment, were at least over the age of 40 years and did not have glaucoma. The results suggest that heavier caffeinated coffee consumption was associated with increased risk of EG/EGS