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A 39-year-old member asked:

Cataracts and weed? does it help

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Steven Rosenfeld
Ophthalmology 42 years experience
Absolutely not: Marijuana has no effect on stopping the progression of cataract formation. It may be of benefit in lowering intraocular pressure and treating glaucoma.
Dr. Andrew Dahl
Ophthalmology 56 years experience
No and yes: Marijuana does not improve cataracts. Marijuana can make the person care less about the presence of cataract.

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Does smoking weed help with cataracts?

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Dr. Olivia Liao
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Not helpful: I do not recommend it. If anything it can accelerate a cataract growth.

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