Addicted to nicotine? It may cause blindness
With a surge in eye-related diseases in India, Ophthalmologist have said smoking is emerging as one of the major reasons behind vision-loss among patients. However, only 10-20 percent people are aware of it. According to the doctors, several studies have shown that smoking increases the risk of age-related macular degeneration, cataract, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and dry eye syndrome.