Resources (published elsewhere)

Smokes & your eyes

Posted on: 9 January, 2017
Issue: Vol 17 No 1, January 2017 – March 2017
Related to Eye health Health promotion Tobacco use

Vision Initiative (2016)
Smokes & your eyes
Melbourne: Vision Initiative

This brochure promotes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander eye health and focuses on information about cigarette smoking and how it effects eye health.

The brochure provides advice on quitting smoking and emphasises importance of regular eye examinations.

The resource looks at the prevention into certain eye conditions as a result of quitting smoking including:

  • cataract
  • diabetic retinopathy
  • contact lens problems.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract