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Is it okay to smoke cigarettes if hyphema?

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Dr. Netan Choudhry
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Ideally No.

Smoking, although not directly related to a hyphema, can impair wound healing and cause red blood cells to be deprived of oxygen.
In patients with sickle cell disease, who are susceptible to blood oxygen levels, smoking is harmful.

In brief: Ideally No.

Smoking, although not directly related to a hyphema, can impair wound healing and cause red blood cells to be deprived of oxygen.
In patients with sickle cell disease, who are susceptible to blood oxygen levels, smoking is harmful.
Dr. Netan Choudhry
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