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Why do one’s eyes become red on consuming alcohol?

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Why do one’s eyes become red on consuming alcohol?
posted Jan 31, 2017 by anonymous

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Alcohol causes the tiny blood vessels on the surface of the eye, called the sclera, to become dilated and inflamed, resulting in bloodshot eyes. Heavy drinking depletes the body of the nutrients needed for eye health and consequently can lead to a condition known as alcoholic optic neuritis.

answer Feb 1, 2017 by Manikandan J
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