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(American Academy of Ophthalmology) There may be a connection between taking vasodilators and developing early-stage age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss and blindness among Americans who are age 65 and older, according to a study published online in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. (Source: EurekAlert! – Medicine and Health)