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Larry


 

Name
Larry McGoldrick

Born
11/10/1935

Home
Burtonsville, Maryland

Diagnosis
AMD

Eyes Affected
Both

Eye Color
Blue

Age at Diagnosis
71

Acuity
20/200 R / 20 50 L

Treatment
Avastin (right) January 2008

Prognosis or Current State of Vision
Dry left; wet right. The first Avastin treatment increased acuity (right). Will report numbers soon.

Family History
Mother (deceased): Wet both eyes; onset age 69. Sister (age 73): Wet both eyes. Laser treatment; no Lucentis.

Impact on My Life
Little, so far. I pray to the Creator a lot. I pray to the Creator a lot. He tells me not to worry. I believe him.

Employment
Still working at software engineering every day. Have no wish to retire, because my best work is yet to come.