Glaucoma Patients Have False Notions of Pot's Ability to Treat Their Disease: Survey

Glaucoma Patients Have False Notions of Pot’s Ability to Treat Their Disease: Survey

News Picture: Glaucoma Patients Have False Notions of Pot's Ability to Treat Their Disease: SurveyBy Dennis Thompson
HealthDay Reporter

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Glaucoma patients ask for marijuana prescriptions because they have false notions of its effectiveness in treating the eye disease, a new survey has found.

And the trend toward legalization of marijuana has lent additional weight to those misconceptions, the results suggested.

Recent research has shown that prescription eye drops are much more effective than marijuana in…

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