Smoking and Eye Health

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While many people know the risks of smoking to their overall health, often there is less awareness of the impact of smoking on vision and the eyes. Avoiding smoking or taking steps to quit, lowers your risk of vision impairment and vision loss. The Canadian Association of Optometrists indicate that smokers are at higher risk for the following conditions: Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) The macula is the central most part of the… Read More