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Ayman


 

Name
Ayman Najjar

Born
May 20, 1988

Home
Jordan, Zarqa

Diagnosis
Stargardt disease

Eyes Affected
Both

Eye Color
Brown

Age at Diagnosis
10

Acuity
1.5/6

Treatment
Doctors in East told me that no treatment for that, but maybe treatment exist in U.S.A.

Prognosis
Maybe become more worse in future as the doctors said, and one of them told me that I will become blind in beginning of thirty. The vision is stable from 10 years old until now .

Family History
No one in my family has it that I know of. We are 9 and I'm the only one who has it .

Impact On Your Life
I don't know how I graduated from university before 2 weeks and end the life of learning specialist in Accounting with a ratio of Excellent, but the problem is no one believes that I can't see, and everything was and remains difficult for me .

Positive Effects
It reminds me that I am blessed to be able to see somewhat, and not be completely blind. There are people worse off, so appreciate what you have. Don't take anything, including your health, for granted.

Adaptations
Magnifier to read the books. That is the only thing that he uses for help to read. Relating to computer, there is a feature of Windows 7 or Vista which is known (( start magnifier )). You can find it in control panels , then click ease of access center.

Employment
Graduated from University with Accountant certificate. Now I'm searching for a job. Everything is hard for me. I ask God to employee me with kind people who understand my case.

More About Me
I don't like reading, but I love every type of sports, especially playing basketball.