New study shows smoking can cause blindness

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HOUSTON, TX – Forget the beer goggles! A new study is saying there might be another reason why expectations are lowered after hanging out in a smoky bar, and it’s not from drinking. It’s from smoking cigarettes.

Research from the University of Manchester suggests cigarettes not only increase your chance of getting the big “C”, they might also cause you to not see anything ever again! According to findings, smokers are up to four times more likely to go blind. Brings a new meaning to, “smoke gets in your eyes”.

Doctor have found out that smoking makes the risk of blindness higher in people with macular degenaration. Bad news but many see this eye opening finding as a reason to amend the already lengthy health warnings on the side of cigarette packs, to also include the potential of blindness.

Those who have been smoking for a long time, here’s just one more reason to quit. And for those young people out there, now you have a “second” dirty habit that if you do too much of you’ll go blind.