tobacco-alcohol amblyopia

tobacco-alcohol amblyopia

an acquired optic neuropathy particularly involving the maculopapillary bundle nerve fibers associated with excessive alcohol and tobacco consumption.

to·bac·co-al·co·hol am·bly·o·pi·a

(tŏ-bak'ō-al'kŏ-hol am'blē-ō'pē-ă)
An acquired optic neuropathy particularly involving the maculopapillary bundle nerve fibers associated with excessive alcohol and tobacco consumption and with poor nutritional status.
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Optical coherence tomography in a patient with tobacco-alcohol amblyopia.
In January 1992, physicians in Pinar del Rio, the westernmost province of Cuba (Figure 1, page 189), began to report cases of optic neuropathy, predominantly among adult men who used both tobacco end alcohol; the illnesses were diagnosed as tobacco-alcohol amblyopia.