Experts Warn Chemical Inhalants For Sexual Pleasure May Cause Eye Damage.

In the Vital Signs column in the New York Times (10/19, D7), Roni Caryn Robin reports, “Users call them poppers: a class of chemicals called alkyl nitrites that can be inhaled for a quick high, or to enhance sexual pleasure.” Now “doctors in France are warning that they can also cause eye damage and impaired vision.” In a letter to The New England Journal of Medicine, “the ophthalmologists describe four cases over three months in which patients’ vision was affected after they used poppers at parties.”

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