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Peggy

Name: Peggy Guelle

Born: 21 March 1937 Ely, Minnesota

Home: Phoenix, Arizona

Diagnosis: Age related dry macular degeneration.

Eyes Affected: Both eyes

Eye Color: Blue

Age at Diagnosis: 62

Visual Acuity: 20/30; 20/40 (after RK surgery to correct myopia)

Treatment: Use Amsler Grid; keep a healthy lifestyle.

Prognosis or Current State of Vision: Excellent.

Family History: Mother and two aunts, wet MD.

Impact on My Life: A bit concerned of the future.

Positive Effects: Connected with MD listers and MD web sites, gained knowledge.

Adaptations: None so far.

Working: Retired teacher, now substitute teaching.

More About Me: Married, 3 sons, 6 grandchildren, Macintosh computer user.