People who regularly take aspirin for many years, such as those with heart problems, are more likely to develop a form of blindness, researchers say.
A study on 2,389 people, in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, showed aspirin takers had twice the risk of
wet age-related macular degeneration.
The disease damages the
sweet spot in the retina, obscuring details in the centre of a patient’s field of vision.
The researchers said there was not yet enough evidence to change aspirin use — via redwolf.newsvine.com