Cigarettes provoke the appearance of the two forms of cataracts, says analysis
Staff of the Institute of Ophthalmology Zhejiang University conducted a study of 20 scientific papers on cataract and risks associated with smoking. The result of the analysis was to identify a clear link smoking and increased risk of disease, says "Remedium".
While that risk increased age-related cataract, the person did not have to indulge in a bad habit for years. True, the more he smoked, the worse the forecasts of nuclear cataract (occurs at the center of the lens) and subcapsular (clouding of the lens is on the back of his capsule).
But at the risk of cortical cataracts (lens suffers bark) smoking had no effect. In general, experts say, can be dealt with cataract surgery. However, this operation is not available to all, and not always the disease is detected early. In this regard, much easier to prevent cataracts.
Way, recently, U.S. researchers have found that the likelihood of another severe disease – glaucoma – is directly dependent on the love of coffee. So, coffee lover at risk several times more than the rest, if the day drink more than three cups.