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Ron


 

Name
Ron Lane

Born
16.02.38

Home
Durham, UK

Diagnosis
Wet AMD

Eyes Affected
Right

Eye Color
Blue

Age at Diagnosis
61

Acuity
Finger counting

Treatment
2001: lasered (2001-07 stable). Autumn 2007: three Avastin jabs.

Prognosis or Current State of Vision
Prognosis for right eye: the usual (gradual degeneration). For left eye (which has very early-stage dry AMD) uncertain progression to wet. Current state of vision: right - finger-counting. Left - 6/9.

Family History
None that I'm aware of.

Impact on My Life
So far, only nuisance-value (and loss of 1560 in treatment). Can drive, read, etc. for as long as I wish.

Positive Effects
None

Adaptations
None necessary

Employment
Retired 10 years