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Research Links Statin Use Cataract Development

Blog | January 2015

Researchers found strong evidence of a link between cataracts and statin use, according to a recent article in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology. Data from the British Columbia Ministry of Health databases from 2000-2007, which matched 162,501 cases with 650,004 controls, showed a 27% increased risk of developing cataracts requiring surgical intervention. Another patient cohort […]

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