Stories Archive

Monday, January 23, 2017

I am 64 years young……

I was diagnosed with AMD last October when I went for a routine exam. At that time it was dry in both eyes. Six weeks later I started having trouble reading. I had difficulty recognizing faces if they weren’t close by me. Lines on signs looked wavy or crooked too. I went back and was…

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Monday, January 23, 2017

We’ll see…..

It all started last October. I got an email from my youngest brother (he’s 61, I’m 70) in which he told me about his having just been diagnosed with AMD. He described driving down the road and noticing that there was a blind spot in the middle of his vision. He’s never even worn glasses…

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

This was the first time I even heard about this disease AMD…….

Hi. My name is A. H. and I am from Ireland. I was diagnosed with AMD in 2012 when I was 56 years old. This was the first time I even heard about this disease. I was seeing circles or orbs of different colors and I had a large dark circle in my vision. I…

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Saturday, November 19, 2016

I am 64 years young

I was diagnosed with AMD last October when I went for a routine exam. At that time it was dry in both eyes. Six weeks later I started having trouble reading. I had difficulty recognizing faces if they weren’t close by me. Lines on signs looked wavy or crooked too. I went back and was…

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Sunday, October 23, 2016

I am 64 years young…..

I was diagnosed with AMD last October when I went for a routine exam. At that time it was dry in both eyes. Six weeks later I started having trouble reading. I had difficulty recognizing faces if they weren’t close by me. Lines on signs looked wavy or crooked too. I went back and was…

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Eye exam

“My husband and I get an eye exam about every 2 years and get new glasses too.  We were talking to some friends at the center who told us about having macular degeneration.  We didn’t even know what it was.  About 4 months later we were at our exam and the doctor tells my husband…

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Frustrated

“I was never told I had macular degeneration.  Then one day I can’t see right while driving home from work.  I went right in to see the doctor and they tell me I have advanced macular degeneration.” C.K. ~ Mississippi, USA

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

flabbergasted

It all started last October. I got an email from my youngest brother (he’s 61, I’m 70) in which he told me about his having just been diagnosed with AMD. He described driving down the road and noticing that there was a blind spot in the middle of his vision. He’s never even worn glasses…

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Saturday, April 16, 2016

Why?

I went to my RS appointment this week for my first shot.  It was a stressful day.  I need to go back in 4 weeks.  I don’t understand how I went to see the optometrists every two years to get my eyes checked but no one ever told me I had AMD, well until a couple of weeks…

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Monday, March 14, 2016

For my Children

“My wife recently became one of your subscribers, and we are both very impressed with your KeepSight Journal.  We request three more copies so that I and each of our children can have one.” IMRF:  Knowing that their is a genetic component to macular degeneration, we commend you on being proactive about keeping your family…

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