Grew up in Cape May NJ but am now living in Tipton IN
Juvenile macular degeneration Stargardt's cone/rod dystrophy
Age at Diagnosis
20/200 both eyes
Gene therapy and an array of hope!!
Prognosis or Current State of
Loss of central vision affecting both eyes in 1993. Currently, however, I feel my eyes are gradually and oh so slowly getting worse.
None that I'm aware of.
Impact on My Life
I can honestly say without a doubt I've learned
Live life day by day, not to sweat the small stuff, to appreciate
people for who they really are, to be thankful for who I am and
what I'm given, to really listen to others without judgment, to
accept my disability as a gift and learn from the
A CCTV has been on my wish list for some time. I'm currently using
a variety of magnifiers. I have Zoomtext software installed on my
Phlebotomist for many years until I lost my central vision
Quaint clothing boutique at present, looking to get back into the medical field.
More About Me
I am the single parent of a teenage son, who keeps me on my toes.
I enjoy reading, music, bicycling, movies, cooking, entertaining
with family and friends, and the beach.