Effect of Vaping on the Eyes
The headlines are disturbing: Vaping has been linked to deaths, as well as lung transplants for otherwise healthy teens.
What’s going on? What are the implications for the eyes?
We know that exposure to any smoke can inflame the ocular surface, but what about vapor from vaping? Can vaping affect other parts of the eyes as well?
I found some unsettling answers.
About the author
Laura M. Periman, MD
Dr. Periman is an ocular surface disease expert and director of Dry Eye Services and Clinical Research in Seattle, Washington.