About 20 percent of adults take aspirin regularly, either to ease pain or to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke.
But taking aspirin might increase the risk of macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness in old age, according to a study of nearly 5,000 people in Wisconsin.
Nobody wants to go blind. So does this mean it's time to give up on aspirin? Not at all, say ophthalmologists.