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THE MACULAR
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Iryna


 

Name
Iryna Pukhalska/Wells

Born
1983

Home
Ukraine

Diagnosis
Stargardt disease

Eyes Affected
Both

Eye Color
Green

Age at Diagnosis
16

Acuity
20/200

Family History
None

Adaptations
I use computer a lot. With modern screens it is easy to adjust them for my vision.

Employment
I work for a big international NGO in Ukraine and manage to do things by myself.

More About Me
DO NOT GIVE UP!!! back in 1999 some doctors gave me only 2 months of vision, but so much time has passed and with my optimism, I got higher education, 2 master's degrees and am working! Never let a disease ruin your life!