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THE MACULAR
DEGENERATION COMMUNITY

Rebecca


 

Name
Rebecca Yeary

Born
2/11/1997

Home
Virginia

Diagnosis
Stargardt disease

Eyes Affected
Both

Eye Color
Blue

Age at Diagnosis
10

Acuity
20/200

Treatment
None.

Family History
None that we know of.

Impact on My Life
Easier to understand why I can't see. It makes me feel like a different person. Some friends don't believe I have eye problems. They think I want the attention.

Positive Effects
I still do the things I've always done.

Adaptations
Low vision aids and magnifiers.

Employment
Student

More About Me
I have a black belt in America freestyle karate.