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Can alcohol abuse cause retina detach?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
Alcohol abuse: can create lots of problems. Alcohol can act as a blood thinner which can damage weak small vessels behind the eye near the retina. Please see an opthamologist and also look into a 12 step program or addictions specialist. Peace and good health.
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