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THE MACULAR
DEGENERATION COMMUNITY

Sherry


 

Name
Sherry Robinson

Home
USA

Diagnosis
Stargardt's

Eyes Affected
Both

Eye Color
Green

Age at Diagnosis
20

Visual Acuity
Left: 20/200, Right: 20/300

Treatment
No treatment has ever been done.

Family History
A great uncle was diagnosed with a form of AMD. No one seems to know which kind it was and he has since passed away before I could ask. My sister also has a form of macular degeneration.

Impact on My Life
Cannot drive. Usually take the public transit (bus) most places when husband is at work or others are busy. Not to mention that I am to independent anyway.

Positive Effects
I don't let it get in my way. Am going to college and have still managed to work in the cleaning industry.

Adaptations

Just look a little off to the right to see what I need to see. Have a closed circuit television, and ZoomText on my computer.

Working

Am owner of a cleaning business.

More About Me

Am too stubborn to let this get in my way. Have been in the cleaning industry fo 15 years to boot. Am currently in college to get an associates degree.