Boston, Massachusetts 02114


High intraocular pressure (IOP) is a known risk factor for developing primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG). Caffeine intake has been shown to increase IOP. The investigators hypothesize that the effects of caffeine intake on IOP are different in certain populations.


Inclusion Criteria: - 40-89 yrs - POAG for cases or no forms of glaucoma for controls - Willingness to drink coffee - Consent signed Exclusion Criteria: - Age less than 40 or greater than 89 yrs - all forms of glaucoma other than POAG - any condition inappropriate for tonometry (ie corneal disease, LASIK) - unable or unwilling to give consent - unable or unwilling to drink coffee - pregnancy



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Louis R Pasquale, MD
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Aliya Jiwani, BA
Phone: 6175734240 ext. 4240

Backup Contact:


Location Contact:

Boston, Massachusetts 02114
United States

Aliya Z Jiwani, BA
Phone: 617-573-4240

Site Status: Recruiting

Data Source:

Date Processed: August 31, 2019

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