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.