Aspirin Use Can Possibly Worsen or Cause Wet Macular Degeneration

Peter Dazeley

A European Eye Study has found that the beloved daily aspirin could have a down side when it comes to your site.

Researchers found that frequent aspirin use was associated with wet macular degeneration and the odds rose with increasing frequency of consumption.

The wet form of the eye disease is the more advanced version of the disorder, which is a leading cause of blindness in the elderly. Aspirin was not found to increase the risk for the less-severe äóìdryäó form of the disease.

Researchers from the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience of the Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences, as well as the Academic Medical Center, analyzed data from 4,700 men and women across Europe.

They advise patients with the disease not to use aspirin as a painkiller as it could worsen the disease.