Tobacco and Intra Ocular Pressure

Ilanthody, Dr Kishore Krishna (2002) Tobacco and Intra Ocular Pressure. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Glaucoma is an optic nerve disorder caused by raised intraocular pressure. Among many drugs and agents causing glaucoma, tobacco has been found to be one of the important agents. It is important for the clinical practitioners as well as the general population to be aware of the ill effects of tobacco on ocular circulation and intra ocular pressure.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Tobacco, intra ocular pressure, glaucoma
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:3238
Deposited By: Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:24 Oct 2003
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:55

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