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Sandra


 

Name
Sandra Roesig

Born
November, 1972

Home
New York

Diagnosis
Myopic macular degeneration

Eyes Affected
Left

Eye Color
Hazel

Age at Diagnosis
32

Visual Acuity
as of 2/04/05: 20/80

Treatment
I was diagnosed in 11/04 and have received 2 PDT treatments and 2 Kenelog injections.

Prognosis or Current State of Vision
I am hopeful!! As of 2/04 -20/80 in my left eye.

Family History
No family history. Everyone in my immediate and extended family wears glasses, most are nearsighted.

Impact on My Life
I try to remain positive and use my sense of humor to help me through difficult times.

Positive Effects
To meet some very nice people with the same or similar disorders.

Adaptations

None

Working

I work with those people diagnosed with a mental illness.

More About Me

I am married and have two boys, one is 8yrs old and the other is 20 months.