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      The potential association between postmenopausal hormone use and primary open-angle glaucoma.

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          Retinal ganglion cells are known to express estrogen receptors and prior studies have suggested an association between postmenopausal hormone (PMH) use and decreased intraocular pressure, suggesting that PMH use may decrease the risk for primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG).

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          Journal
          JAMA Ophthalmol
          JAMA ophthalmology
          2168-6173
          2168-6165
          Mar 2014
          : 132
          : 3
          Affiliations
          [1 ] Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor.
          [2 ] Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor.
          [3 ] Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor3Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor.
          [4 ] Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts5Department of Medicine, Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
          Article
          1815980 NIHMS601775
          10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.7618
          4106136
          24481323

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