Moderate alcohol use may reduce risk of incident cataract surgery

People with low to moderate alcohol consumption demonstrated a lower risk of undergoing cataract surgery compared with nondrinkers and heavy drinkers, according to a study.
“People want to make informed choices regarding their lifestyle, including the potential risks and benefits of alcohol intake,” Anthony P. Khawaja, PhD, FRCOphth, co-author of the longitudinal observational study, told Healio/OSN. “We examined whether alcohol intake influences the risk of having future cataract surgery and found that alcohol intake within government guidelines was not associated with an

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