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Ronald


 

Name
Ronald Wagner

Born
Jan, 8, 1926

Home
Tucson, AZ

Diagnosis
ARMD (dry)

Eyes Affected
Both

Eye Color
Brown

Age at Diagnosis
80

Acuity
Left, 20/40-Right, 20/200

Treatment
AREDs + assorted vitamin supplements

Prognosis or Current State of Vision
Unknown

Family History
No one in my family had MD to my knowledge.

Impact on My Life
Devastating at first, but a few months of vision stability, anti-depressants have made me accept the condition to a certain degree.

Positive Effects
They appear somewhat elusive at this point.

Employment
Retired: Professor Emeritus of Art (Painting)

More About Me
I love reading and most music. I had to quit painting etc. I can still read most books and some newspapers. My wife and I love to travel and have had extended stays in various parts of Europe and Mexico. We have lived in Arizona since 1961.