Cholesterol Lowering Drug Can Up Risk of Cataract, University of Waterloo Study

Published: Aug 09, 2012

Patients using cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may be at increased risk of developing age-related cataracts, according to a study -- "Age-related Cataract Is Associated with Type 2 Diabetes and Statin Use," in the August issue of Optometry and Vision Science, official journal of the American Academy of Optometry.

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