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Name
Jim Hendricks

Born
Oct 10, 1932: Camden, Arkansas

Home
Riverside, California

Diagnosis
Wet MD in right eye, currently extra fovial. Evidence of previous wet MD in left eye, self-sealed without treatment.

Eyes Affected
Both.

Eye Color
Blue

Age at Diagnosis
68

Visual Acuity
Don't know. Need glasses for reading and computer work, but not for other activities.

Treatment
Laser photocoagulation insisted upon by my RS. Still undecided.

Prognosis or Current State of Vision

Family History

Impact on My Life

Positive Effects

Adaptations
Night driving is beginning to be a problem but not yet totally stopped.

Working

More About Me
Formerly enjoyed sailing, skiing and golf, plus a lot of reading and computer work (I build my own). All those have stopped now, except the reading and computer work, due to arthritis.