Smoking and sight loss: implications for health promotion and empowerment

Williamson, Swapna Naskar and Seewoodhary, Mahesh (2019) Smoking and sight loss: implications for health promotion and empowerment. Insight: the Journal of the American Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses. ISSN 1060-135X (In Press)

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Abstract

Cigarette smoking is a risk for sight loss. Its various toxins are known to harm various parts of the anatomical parts of the eye. The number of people who smokes continue to increase causing a major public health issue which needs addressing. Public awareness is important to highlight its impact on health and sight. The healthcare professionals play an important role in empowering people to quit the habit. Cigarette quitting does improve health and quality of life.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medicine and health > Health promotion and public health
Medicine and health > Nursing
Depositing User: Swapna Williamson
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2019 18:35
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2019 09:34
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/6315

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