Syed Nosher Ali
June 24, 1934
Optic nerve inflamation
Age at Diagnosis
Sudden loss on 11th September 1997.
Loss of visual field 6/6 only in the remainig area.
This was due to high altitude on the way back from mountains photo session. I felt darkness and went to the doctor with a blood pressure of 110/170. Two days after giving me tablets for BP, the doctor put me on steroids for about two months, but no change in the visual field.
Prognosis or Current State of
After steroids, practically nothing is being done for right eye. In my left eye, there is detachment of retina for the last 50 years. Lived my whole life with it.
No history of detachment of retina. Moreover, my three sons and a daughter are okay.
Impact on My Life
As being instructor photographer and instructor for screen printing technology.
I had to stop all activities since 1997.
No driving, no independent movement.
As I am now used to my vision, I can work with TV moniter .
Hand held magnifiers are also occasionally used,
and a CCTV, as well.
Self-employment is not much affected.
More About Me
At present, Eye Web Pakistan is established with the coordination of daughter. She is a microbiologist. Eyeweb is working for low vision aids and counseling
in Pakistan. We invite associations worldwide.