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Moran Eye Center Research Team Helps Identify Drug That Restores Sight To Patients With Obesity-Linked Blindness


4/23/2014 8:31:59 AM

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SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Three neuro-ophthalmologists at the John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah, participated in a recent NIH-funded study that revealed the use of an inexpensive glaucoma drug (acetazolamide), when added to a weight reduction plan, can improve and even restore vision for women with a disorder called idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH). This important discovery will be published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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