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Patti


 

Name
Patti Bubelenyi

Born
8/2/41

Home
South Bend, Indiana

Diagnosis
Wet Md & cataracts

Eyes Affected
Right: MD. Both: cataracts

Eye Color
Brown

Age at Diagnosis
63

Acuity
Left: 20/50L. Right: 20/200.

Treatment
One Visudyne Laser Treatment--Will get Avastin on 05/10/06T

Prognosis or Current State of Vision
Legally blind in right eye.

Family History
Father/Detatched Retina. Mother & sister/Glaucoma. Two cousins/female both have wet. One is totally blind, the other is blind in one eye.

Impact on My Life
Devastating, but learning to cope.

Positive Effects
Hopefully, getting Avastin and later, Lucentis. I am going to help the baby boomers.

Adaptations
Still learning.

Working
Retired