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by sherly sylvia (2021-01-13)

Cigarette smoke, as well as all of the toxins in it, are bad for every part of our bodies,” Garg says. In fact, smoking can damage your retina and cause macular degeneration, a condition that can make your vision blurry or create dark spots in your vision. This is because smoking can reduce the amount of oxygen that gets to your retina and damage the tiny blood vessels in your eye. “We know that smoking is the main modifiable risk factor for macular degeneration,” Garg says, adding that it’s never too late to quit smoking and prevent retina damage.