For nearly half a century, associations between aspirin use and aging macula disorder (also termed age-related macular degeneration [both AMD]) have been described, predominantly from case reports and small clinical studies. In the last year, the publication of more robust evidence from 3 population-based studies has reawakened interest in this question.1-3
de Jong PTVM, Wang JJ, Fletcher AE. Aspirin Use and Aging Macula Disorder. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(1):9–10. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.5193
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