Stories Archive

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Thank you IMRF

I was diagnosed with dry macular degeneration 2 years ago.  My search for information about how to deal with it and what more I should know led me to your website.  I started using the kit you sent to me about a year and a half ago.  Thanks to your kit I was able to…

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Why Me!

I asked myself why me after being diagnosed with wet AMD.  No one every told me about AMD.  I wish I had known decades ago so I could have changed a few things and started using your journal. ~L.M., North Carolina

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Saturday, April 29, 2017

Eye Vitamins

I’ve been taking eye vitamins since they told me I had the dry kind of macular degeneration.  So far mine has stayed dry.  I also eat well and stay active.  My father had the wet kind and I am hoping that since we lived different lifestyles that mine will not become the wet kind.  It…

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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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