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Can #smoking make you go #blind?

Macular Degeneration has become the most common cause of sight loss in the developed world. New analysis of the available evidence published online in the British Journal of Ophthalmology describes how Macular Degeneration has replaced cataracts as the leading cause of blindness in high-income nations. And smoking is one of the main causes.

The Macular Society has launched a new campaign drawing attention to this issue.


Find out more here

If you are a smoker and are prompted to make a quit attempt then contact the Warwickshire Stop Smoking Service, this is completely free, find out more at or call 0800 085 2917 or text LIFE to 80800


About Paul Hooper, WCC (575 Articles)
Group Manager: Community Safety and Substance Misuse
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