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Doctor insights on: How Does Smoking Affect Your Eyes

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Eyes changing color after smoking, should I be concerned?

Eyes changing color after smoking, should I be concerned?

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's children and grandchildren. Smoking also increases one's risk for diabetes, high blood pressure, blindness (from glaucoma, optic nerve damage or any kind, optic neuropathy, artery & vein occlusion. Stop smoking now is best! Eyedoc2020@blogspot. Com Read more

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What causes you to get red eyes from smoking weed?

What causes you to get red eyes from smoking weed?

Blood vessels dilate: Marijuana use results in the dilation of blood vessels on the white part of your eye, which makes then appear red. Read more

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Is it true that from too much drinking and smoking, your eyes turn a yellowish color?

Is it true that from too much drinking and smoking, your eyes turn a yellowish color?

Liver disease: Excessive alcohol consumption can lead to hepatitis and can cause bilirubin to become elevated, thus causing jaundice and yellow eyes. More serious case is cirrhosis of the liver which can be a sign of serious liver disease. If the jaundice lasts more than two weeks, you should see a physician. Read more

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My friend recently started smoking but the White of his eyes have started turning very yellow? Is this due to smoking? Or what?

My friend recently started smoking but the White of his eyes have started turning very yellow? Is this due to smoking? Or what?

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 have him evaluated for proper diagnosis and treatment. If he is drinking alcohol, that needs to be stopped. Read more

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I have really red eyes from smoking. How to get rid of it?

I have really red eyes from smoking. How to get rid of it?

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. Read more

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Can smoking cause jaundice around the eyes?

Can smoking cause jaundice around the eyes?

No: Smoking by itself does not lead to jaundice. Jaundice is due to increased bilirubin from liver problems. Read more

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What are some remedies/products I can use to reduce (if not eliminate) red eyes from smoking?

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 you eat healthy foods, move, for 15 minutes 4 times a day, and listen to relaxing music or sounds you can become a successful ex-smoker. A variety of products like vit d 3, curcurmin, fish oils, inositol, magnesium, selenium and zinc help. Read more

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I've noticed since I recently quit smoking, there are tiny flesh-colored bumps forming under my eyes and around my temples. Is this normal post-quit?

I've noticed since I recently quit smoking, there are tiny flesh-colored bumps forming under my eyes and around my temples. Is this normal post-quit?

Not to do with smoki: Two different issues. Good you are quoting the smoking but the lesions are a separate issue. See your doctor for exam Read more

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My son has jra in his eyes that causes him blindness in one eye. We caught him smoking. Will this make it worse?

My son has jra in his eyes that causes him blindness in one eye. We caught him smoking. Will this make it worse?

No but. . .: Smoking is always a bad thing and should be stopped at all costs. Jra does not "interact" with smoking so that bad habit will not worsen the jra. Read more

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3 weeks ago my gums were inflamed I reduced smoking a lot. 40+ hear habit down to 8 per day. A week ago one eye had blue tint now both eyes have tint?

3 weeks ago my gums were inflamed I reduced smoking a lot. 40+ hear habit down to 8 per day. A week ago one eye had blue tint now both eyes have tint?

Gums & Eyes: So what your saying is that you have two concurrent but possibly unrelated problems. Glad you cut down smoking, but not enough. Please see both your Dentist and your Physician for full work-ups. And if you've been able to cut your tobacco addiction down, go for complete cessation. Your body will love you got it. Read more

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How long does the red eyes from marijuana smoking last, and how can it be fixed?

How long does the red eyes from marijuana smoking last, and how can it be fixed?

24 hrs.: You can use drugs that are otc for red-eye. They constirct the blood vessels. But your last joint will be in you blood for three weeks, at least! Read more

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Will smoking marijuana help my injured eye at all? I read that marijuana helps your eyes.

Will smoking marijuana help my injured eye at all? I read that marijuana helps your eyes.

Not helpful: Cannabis causes dryness of the cornea or surface of the eye, which could prolong healing. You are maybe refering to cannabis helping something called glaucoma, which has to do with increased pressure in the eye. It sounds like, that is not what you have. Read more

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I have constantly big and dark circles under my eyes since I was kid. I had blood and hormons tests, I sleep enough, no smoking or drinking or allergy?

I have constantly big and dark circles under my eyes since I was kid. I had blood and hormons tests, I sleep enough, no smoking or drinking or allergy?

Allergies?: In the field of medicine, we call these "allergic shiners" that can be due to chronic nasal sinus inflammation that does not allow the sinuses to drain which also inflames the blood vessels occluding their ability to drain....Leading to "allergic shiners." might be time to get checked out by an allergist for treatment options. Read more

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I just started smoking cigarets a week ago I keep getting smoke in my eyes and my left eye is really red for three days can smoking give me eye cancer?

I just started smoking cigarets a week ago I keep getting smoke in my eyes and my left eye is really red for three days can smoking give me eye cancer?

Although smoking is: Usually associated with other types of cancer (vice ocular) the bottom line is that the tobacco is clearly causing irritation. Listen to your body's response to the tobacco and quit now. Take care. Read more