Type-A Personalities May Be More Inclined to Open-Angle Glaucoma

New study links behavior with the disease.

Add another health risk to the list for people with so-called Type A personalities: open-angle glaucoma. In a new “Journal of Glaucoma” study, researchers reported that a personality study is a vital part of diagnosing and treating the disease. And among patients studied, those who exhibited typical Type A behavior – exacting, ambitious, multi-tasking high-achievers – seemed more likely to develop the condition.

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