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THE MACULAR
DEGENERATION COMMUNITY

Jule


 

Name
Jule Kreylng

Born
1960

Home
USA

Diagnosis
Stargardt disease

Eyes Affected
Both

Eye Color
Blue

Age at Diagnosis
42

Treatment
None, other than vitamins and diet.

Prognosis or Current State of Vision
Slowly deteriorating

Family History
None

Impact on My Life
Don't enjoy playing golf much anymore since I can't see the ball after I hit it. Hard to recognize people in sunlight. Need reading glasses and large print books. Getting difficult to read newspaper and magazines.

Positive Effects
None. Just lucky it took so long for disease to take hold. Most people start having symptoms much earlier.

Adaptations
Special reading lamp, reading glasses and dark sunglasses. Avoid driving at night and in bright sunlight.

Employment
Employed