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how does smoking affect your eyes

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Dr. Richard Hector
8 years experience Ophthalmology
Cold compresses: And quit smoking.

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
See eyeMD: Research is showing that smoking even a couple of cigarettes a day: increased risk of genetic mutations not only to the smoker but also to the smoker' ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
The smoke is: An irritant. Protect your eyes - stop smoking dope.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Purkiss
16 years experience Ophthalmology
Blood vessels dilate: Marijuana use results in the dilation of blood vessels on the white part of your eye, which makes then appear red.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chong Kim
Dr. Chong Kim answered
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Liver disease: Excessive alcohol consumption can lead to hepatitis and can cause bilirubin to become elevated, thus causing jaundice and yellow eyes. More serious ca ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sarandeep Makkar
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yellowing of eyes: Yellowing of the eyes is a sign of Jaundice.which usually comes from liver or Bile duct diseases. Smoking alone usually is not the cause . But please ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Purkiss
16 years experience Ophthalmology
Stop smoking: As a doctor, i'd first advise you to stop smoking. There's nothing good about smoking. It's difficult to quit, no doubt, but you should try.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Yang
26 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Smoking by itself does not lead to jaundice. Jaundice is due to increased bilirubin from liver problems.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience Holistic Medicine
Stop smoking: Your red eyes are warning you that cadmium in cigarette smoke is causing stress and inflammation in your entire body. Smoking is addictive but if ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Many, many reasons for red eyes. For example, infections, allergies, dry eyes, and irritants to name just a few.

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