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THE MACULAR
DEGENERATION COMMUNITY

Cassandra


 

Name
Cassandra P.

Born
12/28/1958

Home
Rochester, NY USA

Diagnosis
Macular degeneration

Eyes Affected
Both

Eye Color
Brown

Age at Diagnosis
53

Acuity
Don't know

Treatment
None

Prognosis
Vision is still good but I do wear prism lenses to help with double vision.

Family History
Grandfather had glaucoma. No one with AMD

Impact On Your Life
Devastating. Still working and driving and reading a lot about this disease. Am an avid scrapbooker, love to read and cross stitch. Am heartbroken that I won't be able to continue doing what I love when this progresses. Still trying to accept this diagnosis.

Adaptations
None yet

Employment
Working full time currently.