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THE MACULAR
DEGENERATION COMMUNITY

Dolores


 

Name
Dolores Taylor

Born

Dolores Shuster

Home
Colorado Springs CO

Diagnosis
Macular Degeneration

Eyes Affected
Both

Eye Color
Hazel

Age at Diagnosis
81

Acuity
Left serious, right mild

Treatment
Injections

Prognosis
Have a hard time reading. I can see at a distance fine.

Family History
Sister has macular degeneration that is very serious.

Impact On Your Life
Depression

Positive Effects
I'm taking piano lessons and using the large print.

Adaptations
Use magnifying glass.

Employment
Retired

More About Me
I'm married with two married daughters, three married grandchildren, and four great grandaughters. Have a Female Bischon and a male Lhaso apso. I'm a 4 1/2 yr. breast cancer survivior. We are still able to live in and keep up our home. No major physcial problems. Love gardening in the summer. Taking piano lessons.