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THE MACULAR
DEGENERATION COMMUNITY

Andy


 

Name
Andy II

Born
May 1936

Home
Ocala, Florida

Diagnosis
Wet AMD

Eyes Affected
Both

Eye Color
Blue

Age at Diagnosis
69

Acuity
20/80, 20/300

Treatment
Avastin injections

Prognosis or Current State of Vision
Status quo, but some additional degeneration slowly

Family History
CHF, Cataracts

Impact on My Life
Cannot read without magnifiying vision aids. Cannot safely drive.

Positive Effects
I have come to appreciate just how important vision is for daily functioning.

Employment
Retired. Closed consulting business.

More About Me
Retired senior federal government official. Also a lawyer, former professor and international consultant.