April 3, 1955
Newport News, VA
Age at Diagnosis
20/200 left eye. 20/60 right eye.
Vitamins containing lutein
My right eye is deteriorating.
Possible paternal grandfather. He died at the age of 64 from lung cager caused by smoking two packs of cigarettes a day.
Impact On Your Life
i have lost my job. I can no longer drive at night. I am on anti-depressants. Cannot read with the aid of magnifiers, and I have to apply for disability. The doctors do not know how much longer I can drive during the day.
Memory has sharpened.
I use a magnifier for reading.
I work about five to ten hours a week, but I would like to find full time work./font>
More About Me
I have worked all my life, own my my own home, and the proud owner of three cats - one of which is a diabetic. I am a vintage and antique doll collector.