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Is There a Significant Relationship of Smoking and Obesity to Glaucoma

Is There a Significant Relationship of Smoking and Obesity to Glaucoma
Every once in a while you just have to step back and take a 30,000-foot view of things. When you read the following studies regarding proof of the risk of smoking on the worsening of glaucoma, you really need to put it in perspective. If you concede that vascular perfusion is a significant part of virtually every eye disease, you know that perfusion equates to the provision of oxygen to tissue. If you look at the lungs in the above photo, you pretty much have to figure that there is some cause and effect relationship between smoking and lack of oxygen to the eye. But let’s look at the studies.

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