That actually sounds rather romantic. But Dr. Ian Osterloh, a researcher for the drug's developer, Pfizer Inc., assured the newly virile Tuesday that their sex was still safe. "I suspect there must be a misunderstanding," he said Tuesday. "The drug has been studied extensively." As they say in the pharmacology game, actual results may vary -- and a little blindness in the bedroom never hurts when the lights are already out. Just make sure you know who's in there with you.
No, popping Viagra won't grow hair on your palms. But your childhood priest may have been right about another sex-related ailment. The American Academy of Ophthalmology says that the wildly popular potency pill may cause "retinal dysfunction and affect the way we see for a number of hours" -- including giving the world a "bluish tinge," spokesman Dr. Michael F. Marmor said in a statement Monday.