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Protect your vision: Know which drugs can lead to eye disease

Did you know that 62 prescription drugs can cause eye disease – including such drugs as morphine, anti-depressants and Botox? If you didn’t, you should. Doctors and patients alike should be aware of the slew of drugs that can cause eye disease and be diligent in identifying potential adverse effects. Learn which drugs can harm your eyes by checking out Public Citizen’s WorstPills.org, a subscription Web site that contains information about the uses, risks and adverse effects associated with prescription medications you take every day. You can access the article about the threats to your eyes free-of-charge for the next 7 days.