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Why are smoking and high blood pressure so dangerous to your vision?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
Smoking or high blood pressure cuts off blood vessels that feed the retina (the nerve tissue that converts signals to the brain) and carry vitamins and antioxidants to the back of the eye to repair damage caused by radiation.
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