'Orgasm' drug temporarily blinds man

A Sydney man lost his vision after inhaling an increasingly popular recreational drug which is believed to intensify orgasm, neurologists report.

It is the first Australian case of vision loss due to ‘poppers' — the street name for amyl nitrite, which is popular in the male homosexual community.

The 38-year-old presented to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital reporting sudden-onset blurring in both eyes, four days after inhaling