Is smoking a risk factor for AMD?

Armstrong, Richard A. (2003). Is smoking a risk factor for AMD? Optometry Today, 2003 (Februa), pp. 42-45.

Abstract

This article is concerned specifically with the possible links between smoking and age related macular degeneration (AMD). It reviews the epidemiological and physiological evidence that smoking may be a risk factor for AMD, and describes the possible mechanisms by which smoking might contribute to the development of AMD.

Divisions: Life & Health Sciences > Optometry
Life & Health Sciences > Ophthalmic Research Group
Life & Health Sciences > Health Sciences
Uncontrolled Keywords: smoking,age related macular degeneration,epidemiological evidence,physiological evidence
Published Date: 2003-02-21

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