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does methamphetamine affect your eye site?

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does methamphetamine affect your eye site?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Mask replied 3 years ago.
Hello,

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It can caused high blood pressure where blurred vision can be symptom for it.

It can also cause cortical blindness which mean there would not be any thing wrong with the eyes however the occipital area of brain concerned with vision is effected.

These effects are temporary i.e. till there is drug in the blood at toxic levels.

And the effect of blindness or a decrease in vision would be permanent if stroke (on of its side effects) involves one of the areas of brain responsible for vision.

It can also cause corneal ulcers which can lead to a decrease in vision itself.

So yes it can effect the eyesight.

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