On drinking oneself blind

To put aside one urban myth,  alcohol sold legally for drinking purpose will not cause blindness, although it can kill you in sufficient quantity. But blindness can and does occur from mythl alcohol and various ‘moonshine” concoctions. As Slate reports,

“A New Zealand man recently went blind after drinking lots of vodka while on diabetes medication. Thankfully, doctors were able to restore his sight by administering him Johnnie Walker Black Label whiskey. Can you really drink yourself blind? Continue reading “On drinking oneself blind”