Intake of Calcium, Iron Supplement Associated With Glaucoma

Supplementary consumption of the oxidants calcium and iron may be a risk factor for the development of glaucomatous disease, according to a study in Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. The investigators reviewed the 2007 to 2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey to assess the relationship between self-reported glaucoma and the supplementary consumption of calcium and iron.

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