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Thursday, February 04, 2010

ORAL BETA-BLOCKERS MAY PROTECT AGAINST GLAUCOMA. STATINS DO NOT.

Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, doi 10.1167/iovs.09-4821.

According to this study, oral beta-blockers used to treat hypertensive patients may protect against the development of glaucoma. There is no evidence to suggest that oral statins have a preventative role in glaucoma.

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