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Ocular Effects of Smoking

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Title: Ocular Effects of Smoking
Author: Karyn Bourke, MD
Date: 03/06/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Smoking Cigarettes; Graves Disease; AMD; Cataract; Glaucoma; Uveitis; Cystoid macular edema; Smoking cessation
Secondary CORE Category: Lens and Cataract / Pathology of the Lens / Effects of Nutrition Alcohol and Smoking
Additional CORE Category: Retina and Vitreous / Other Retinal Vascular Diseases / Cystoid Macular Edema
Additional CORE Category: Retina and Vitreous /Age-Related Macular Degeneration and other Causes of Choroidal Neovascularizaton /Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Diagnosis: None
Brief Description: This presentation is a review of the effects of smoking in the eye. The effects of smoking on the following disorders is dicussed: Thyroid eye disease, cataract, glaucoma, uveitis, and macular degeneration. Techniques to help patients with smoking cessation are discussed.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_16531
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