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THE MACULAR
DEGENERATION COMMUNITY

Dorothy
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Name
Dorothy Moore

Born
5/20/40

Home
Nicklesville, Virginia

Diagnosis
Dry (Atrophic) Age-related Macular Degeneration

Eyes Affected
Both

Eye Color
Green

Age at Diagnosis
61-65

Visual Acuity
20/80

Treatment
PDT on left eye, Lucentis on both eyes

Prognosis or Current State of Vision
Stable in the process of having cataract surgery on both eyes

Family History
Don't know of any.

Impact
Nothing other than losing my drivers license

Positive Effects
It has made me more aware of taking care of my vision, such as never leaving the house without my sunglasses.

Adaptations
None

Employment
Retired

More About Me
Love family outings, cooking, and just enjoying retirement.