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Jean


 

Name
Jean Gates

Born
"A long time ago."

Home
Beloit, Wisconsin

Diagnosis
Dry MD

Eyes Affected
Both

Eye Color
Blue

Age at Diagnosis
45

Visual Acuity
Right=20/400. Left=CF5.

Treatment
Some laser.

Prognosis or Current State of Vision
Probably will get worse.

Family History
Not sure where it came from.

Impact on My Life
Overwhelming.

Positive Effects
I'm learning to have more patience.

Adaptations
CCTV, monocular, white cane.

Working
Not working at the present time.

More About Me
Married, have a dog, active in my church.