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THE MACULAR
DEGENERATION COMMUNITY

Robbie
(son of Loretta)


 

Name
Robbie Rokey

Born
9/27/92

Home
Cincinnati, Ohio

Diagnosis
Stargardt's

Eyes Affected
Both

Eye Color
Blue/grey

Age at Diagnosis
9

Visual Acuity
20/200, 20/400

Treatment
None

Prognosis or Current State of Vision
Unknown

Family History
Sister may be developing the disease.

Impact on My Life
Can't recognize faces in a group

Positive Effects
Very outgoing, people person. A great advocate for himself.

Adaptations
Use of magnifiers, telescopic lenses, large print.

Working
Student

More About Me
Playing basketball, soccer, and playing clarinet in school band. Using monocle to read notes.