The effect of caffeine on intraocular pressure: a systematic review and meta-analysis

@article{Li2010TheEO,
  title={The effect of caffeine on intraocular pressure: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Mao Li and Min Wang and Wen-yi Guo and Jiajian Wang and Xinghuai Sun},
  journal={Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology},
  year={2010},
  volume={249},
  pages={435-442}
}
  • Mao Li, Min Wang, Xinghuai Sun
  • Published 1 March 2011
  • Medicine
  • Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
BackgroundCaffeine is widely consumed, and its effect on intraocular pressure (IOP) has been reported in conflicting data. The aim of this meta-analysis was to quantitatively summarize the effect of caffeine on IOP in normal individuals and in patients with glaucoma or ocular hypertension (OHT).MethodsA comprehensive literature search was performed using the Cochrane Collaboration methodology to identify pertinent randomized controlled trials (RCTs) from the Cochrane Central Register of… 
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