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Dorothy
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Name
Dorothy Ryan

Born
1924 CA

Home
Vallejo CA

Diagnosis
Dry MD, macular pucker, foveal cyst.

Eyes Affected
Left

Eye Color
Hazel

Age at Diagnosis
75

Visual Acuity
Difficult to read small print and Music.

Treatment
None.

Prognosis or Current State of Vision
No help available.

Family History
Sister with Macular Pucker {both eyes} Both operated on and vision improved!

Impact on My Life
Mostly in playing music.

Positive Effects
Met a lot of wonderful people here and Vision 99 conference.

Adaptations

Working
I play and teach Cello.

More About Me
I was diagnosed 5 months ago. I'm active in several organizations and am widowed.