Protect Your Vision With These 6 Tips

If you smoke, beware of alcohol and beta-carotene.

I strongly urge you to stop smoking, but if you haven’t yet quit entirely, I need to add a couple guidelines about some dangerous combinations. Although drinking alcohol in moderation doesn’t appear to increase the risk for cataracts on its own, smokers who drink alcohol have a greater risk than smokers who don’t drink. And be aware that taking beta-carotene supplements may increase the risk of lung cancer in smokers.