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THE MACULAR
DEGENERATION COMMUNITY

Ines


 

[Translated from Portugese]

Name
Ines Brito

Born
5/8/91

Home
Faro, Portugal

Diagnosis
Stargardt's

Eyes Affected
Both

Eye Color
Chestnut

Age at Diagnosis
Approximately 7

Visual Acuity
I do not know.

Treatment
None for now.

Family History
My great-grandmother possibly had the illness but not proven.

Impact on My Life
(Untranslatable:) Saber que nčo poderei conduzir, a minha forma de estar com os outros mudou, sou mais compreensiva com os outros

Positive Effects
I am closer to my family. That has helped a lot.

Adaptations

I have a computer program that magnifies, which helps immensely. I have to be in front in the classroom

Working

Student