04-09-46 Tampa, Florida, USA
Alamogordo, New Mexico, USA
Macular Degeneration Dry type.
Both - Right worse.
Brown with green borders
Age at Diagnosis
Daily MultiVitamins, OccuPlus, other supplements found in MD books
(i.e. Copper), green leafy vegetables.
Prognosis or Current State of
My maternal aunt had MD and used her peripheral vision to read the
newspaper. Her son was diagnosed several years ago and has lost his
long range vision, but can still read and watch TV.
Impact on My Life
I finished my double Masters of Science and plan to do medical
transcription when I can no longer work as a nurse.
I appreciate visual things more, such as our beautiful sunrises
and sunsets here in New Mexico.
Transition lens darker. Plus, amber shades over glasses when
outside. We have very bright days and little cloud cover. Plus, we
are over a mile high.
12 hour shifts as Critical Care Nurse until ???
More About Me
Doing genealogy until ???. Haven't found any audio home pages or
genealogy programs to help me continue. Learning to listen to audio
tapes and not get distracted. I am a big fan of Tony Hillerman's
murder mysterys and the X-Files.