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THE MACULAR
DEGENERATION COMMUNITY

Ellen


 

Name
Ellen Rice

Born
4/20/1954

Home
Nanuet, N.Y. U.S.A.

Diagnosis
Macular Degeneration

Eyes Affected
Both

Eye Color
Brown

Age at Diagnosis
50

Treatment
Suggested to eat a lot of green leafy vegetables and to take a vitamin with 80 percent zinc and a lot of other stuff.

Family History
My mother and all of her sisters have had it.

Impact on My Life
It is depressing me.

Positive Effects
I am eating better.

Working
I am a teacher for the Developmentally Disabled.

More About Me
I have been married since 1992. I am physically disabled and use two canes to get around.