Quitting smoking may be one of the best thing you could do for your health. Not only does smoking affect your general health, but also your eye health. The following are some of the conditions that are associated with smoking…

Cataract: yellowing and cloudiness of the crystalline lens caused by oxidative toxins found in cigarette smoke.

Dry eye: caused by cigarette smoke as an environmental source of eye irritation.

Macular degeneration: degeneration of central retina responsible for central vision caused by cellular damage from cigarette smoke.

For help and more information on quitting, please go to the Quit Smoking section of Health Canada.

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