The association between cigarette smoking and ocular diseases.

@article{Solberg1998TheAB,
  title={The association between cigarette smoking and ocular diseases.},
  author={Yoram Solberg and Mordechai Rosner and Michael Belkin},
  journal={Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi},
  year={1998},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={195-202}
}
Tobacco smoke is composed of as many as 4,000 active compounds, most of them toxic on either acute or long-term exposure. Many of them are also poisonous to ocular tissues, affecting the eye mainly through ischemic or oxidative mechanisms. The list of ophthalmologic disorders associated with cigarette smoking continues to grow. Most chronic ocular diseases… CONTINUE READING