Nov. 18, 1947
Wichita Falls, TX
Myopic macular degeneration.
Both, but only center vision of right eye is gone.
Age at Diagnosis
Uncorrected -18 in the good eye; corrected 20/20 in the good eye.
The bad eye has the center missing.
Prognosis or Current State of
I was told that eventually I would lose the sight in the other
My father has dry MD. He is 80 and has had it one year. My mother
is extremely nearsighted, but she does not have the problem I
Impact on My Life
My friends and husband are overprotective. I have started reading
all that I want and buy hardback books if I want. I may not have my
sight long enough to wait for them to come out in
It has made me appreciate what I have.
Since one eye works for two, not any really.
I have taught eighth grade English for 30 years. I hope to teach
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