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    Glaucoma and Caffeine
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    ThreadTech posted:
    I've recently read an article that states there was a link between caffeine and Glaucoma. I have been diagnosed with open angle glaucoma and use eye drops every night for this. I have only 2 cups of coffee a day reguarly. Occasionally for a migraine I will have 4 to 5 cups a day. But this happens only once or twice a year. By using the eye drops am I defeating the purpose by drinking coffee? Should I go off coffee altogether, or just limit it to one a day? Does anyone have any thoughts on this?
     
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    Tom_H responded:
    This article doesn't prove a significant link between caffeine and control of glaucoma. Your coffee drinking should not intefere with your glaucoma treatment.
    Tom_H


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