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THE MACULAR
DEGENERATION COMMUNITY

Krzysztof


 

Name
Krzysztof Wanat

Born
10/28/83

Home
Chicopee, Massachusetts

Diagnosis
Stargardt's

Eyes Affected
Both

Eye Color
Hazel

Age at Diagnosis
5 1/2

Visual Acuity
20/200 left. 20/400 right

Treatment
ECHO (no improvement)

Prognosis or Current State of Vision
Stable

Family History
None

Impact on My Life
It's stopped me from being in law enforcement, but I'm sitll majoring in criminal justice and will be graduating in the Spring of 06.

Positive Effects
Made me realize what kind of gift eye sight actually is.

Adaptations

Many, but it's hard to say, because I use them day in and day out.

Working

Student

More About Me

I come form a family of two sibblings (I am the only one with SD). I do anything I can, which is everything besides drive a car: sports, gym, college, and all the bad little things that come with being me.