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09/13/2012

Can drinking alcohol cause yellow eyes?

My father told me not to drink too much because it will cause yellow eyes. Is that true? Why?
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  • Mackenzie rose

    09/13/2012

    Yes, drinking too much alcohol can cause yellow eyes? This is because drink too much can cause damages to our liver. And if the liver not work rightly, your eyes will likely appear yellow. Besides, drinking too much can also decreased visual performance, slow pupil reactions, decreased contrast sensitivity and frequent migraines etc. If you want to keep health, you shall reduce alcohol consumption.
  • Matthew baker

    09/14/2012

    Yes, it can happen when you take overload alcohol once a time. Yellow eyes means the white of the eye becomes yellow color. It's the first sign of jaundice that caused by a buildup of bilirubin in the blood. The red blood cells produce bilirubin that is yellow-colored pigment, and it's normally processed by the liver. However, one of the most common problems for liver to function incorrectly is alcoholism. Alcohol is metabolized by the liver as other materials, but it causes toxin in the blood when it's excess. Thus the liver couldn't work as usual. And the bilirubin couldn't be processed by the liver, too. It would be accumulated in the eyes to become yellow eyes.
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