Most people know that smoking cigarettes or chewing tobacco can lead to heart disease and cancer. However, many don't realize that sustained tobacco use can deteriorate eye health and lead to vision loss over time. Smoking also worsens diabetic retinopathy. Experts urge smokers to quit as blindness caused by tobacco consumption is often irreversible.
See what researchers have learned about tobacco use and eye health.
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Tobacco may cause irreversible blindness