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THE MACULAR
DEGENERATION COMMUNITY

Judy


 

Name
Judy Nigh

Born
9-28-47

Home
Levittown, PA

Diagnosis
Wet AMD

Eyes Affected
Left

Eye Color
Brown

Age at Diagnosis
59

Treatment
First treatment of Avastin was on 11-27-06. Another treatment to follow in January.

Family History
My mother, who died in July, had just been diagnosed with Macular Degeneration. She was 80 years old, and had been on kidney dialysis for the last two years of her life.

Impact on My Life
Still in shock I guess, as it came on very rapidly.

Positive Effects
None I can think of.

Adaptations
N/A

Employment
I am presently employed but am on temporary disability for a few weeks. Might think about retiring next year.

More About Me
Mother of 3, grandmother of 1. Still have 2 kids in college. Happily married.