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I Have Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Macular Degeneration. You're not alone. 51 People

    I Had Macular Degeneration

    I was diagnosed with MD by my eye doctor, He told me there was no cure.I heard about frequency generators, So I gave it a shot.Used it for two weeks, came back about 2 months later, he told me I was cured.Im not a doctor so cant say this will work for everyone, but its worh a...
    fred34 fred34 56-60, M 5 Responses Oct 22, 2011

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    Macular Degenerastion

    its not nice haveing this eye disease and reading about a child who has it is heartbreaking i was 34 when i first got it 36 now 2 years on 5 injections later blind spots life aint quite the same anymore
    clare88 clare88 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 26, 2010

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    Macular Degeration

    Is it possible to have a macular degeration injection without experiencing temporary blindness followed by a bloody eye for a few days afterward?
    boguts boguts 70+ Nov 5, 2013

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    What Have I Got, Doc?

    "You've got macular degeneration, my son". Well, at least it's only the dry form in my case, and seems to be taking a long time to bite me. I don't know how far the degeneration is going to go, but I'm doing all I can to adjust to it as time goes on.
    batfromhell batfromhell 56-60 3 Responses Jun 20, 2008

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    Legally Blind

    I had the worst time figuring out that what I had was macular degeneration. After all I was 11 years old. All of the eye doctors I went to told me I was pretending that I can't see to get attention. Until I went to a Dr. In Texas who looked in my eye with what looked like an...
    aliiwl aliiwl 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 26, 2013

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    I have just been diagnosed with dry AMD.

    I'm finding it very hard to accept and keep crying all the time. Its in the very early stages apparently. Is there anything anywhere I can do?
    Lottie4me Lottie4me 70+ 5 Responses Sep 16, 2014

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    My 7 Year Old Daughter Has Been Diagnosed With Wet Macular Degeneration

    My 7 year old daughter has just been diagnosed with Wet Macular Degeneration.  The retina specialist said our only treatment option would be the injections.  Her other eye is perfect, and suggested we only use the injections if we feel we really need to. If anyone has...
    amberdavis80 amberdavis80 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 31, 2009

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    No More Shots??

    I am Francis. 80. Left eye was diagnosed as dry in 1985. No problems until 2010 when right eye went wet. I saw some weird things for 6 months before seeing a retina specialist. After diagnosis of wet in right but not in left I was very frightened. DR started lucentis shots...
    rhonda5432 rhonda5432 66-70 3 Responses Aug 29, 2012

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    Research Into The Experience Of Living With Macular Degeneration

    Hello, My name is Amy Burton and I am a researcher at Aston University (http://www1.aston.ac.uk/lhs/research/centres-facilities/archa/researchers/amy-burton/). I am interested in the experience of living with age related macular degeneration, in particular with a view to...
    AstonResearcher AstonResearcher 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 30, 2012

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    Suspect This Is The Beginning Of Amd

    I knew I had a problem several years ago when my othomologist sent me to the Retina specialists because of my "torturous" veins .. a sign of diabetes and wet MD .. the Retina Doc dilated my eyes and took more photos. Said that no I didn't have Wet MD .. but I indeed have the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 16, 2012

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    New Jersey And Seniors With Macular Degeneration

     i have wet macular degeneration.yesterdayi went to take astate sponsored boating test nj..the light was very poor at 8.45 pm i told the test examiner i was having   trouble reading the test he him self could not read my drivers license because of the poor light..he had  no...
    lilguys2 lilguys2 66-70 1 Response Jul 13, 2011

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    Stem Cell Treatment For Macular Degeneration

    MD Stem Cells announces availability of Stem Cell treatments for macular degeneration in the United States. MD Stem Cells- www.mdstemcells- is pleased to announce the availability of adult stem cell treatments in the United States, now being provided by a board certified...
    slmd slmd 56-60, M Sep 26, 2012

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    Macular Degeneration

    I have dry Macular Degeneration in my right eye at the moment left eye ok. My main problem is the light on the T.V screen bothers me and i wear sunglasses to watch it. I have problems reading at night but manage better now i have a Kindle book reader. I put a light on it when...
    Scenic Scenic 61-65, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2012

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    Amd Now What??????

    I discorvered that I have macular degeration this year around April. I am 55 years old and a mother of a 16 year old and a 12 year old. I wonder how everyone copes with this. I know that I look normal to everyone and can get what I need in a store with out help most of the time...
    sandi55 sandi55 51-55, F 6 Responses Oct 18, 2012

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    I just found out that I have macular deg.

    Total BUMMER!!!! I use my eyes a whole lot, artist, READER, researcher. After crying abt. it, went to my Acupuncture Bible, and found that there is some hope for me to treat myself. I am a chiropractor, trained in Acupuncture, and my case does seem related to my very weak...
    rosehunter rosehunter 70+, F 3 Responses Feb 15, 2014

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    New Macular Degenerative Prevention Available In Tozal!

    In May of this year I was driving in my car and heard a commercial for Global Wellness Group.  I was looking for a company to work for where I could make my own hours and build a business that I could be proud of.  I went to one of their meetings and met Robin Friedman...
    JPerlman JPerlman 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 22, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    Hi, I have had this condition for 13 yrs now.Mine was caused from injuries at 6 wks old. Ive been told it isnt "big" enough to do surgery and they wont even put a shunt in, cos of...
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    I have had HPV for about 5 years, it lead to an outbreak in GW which I got removed at the clinic, however each time they are removed they seem to cone back, I feel as though I'm...
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    My bf literally cried today when he left me. He has issues as in he can become very depressed sometimes and I'm the only one he feels comfortable enough to talk to. Anyways my...
    ThisIsMyFightSong ThisIsMyFightSong 13-15, F 41 mins ago

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    There are a lot of unanswered questions I have regarding my future. I know I want to go to college but I don't know where or what to major in. I am not sure if I want a career...
    quickonmyfeet quickonmyfeet 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    YES I HAVE IT NOW AND IT IS HELL. OMG THE PAIN IS PRETTY BAD... IN MY BACK, IN MY ABDOMEN/STOMACH AND RADIATING DOWN MY THIGHS AND LEGS. I AM ON TWO DIFFERENT KINDS OF PAIN MEDS...
    NyxInvictus NyxInvictus 41-45 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I live in a house with my three siblings, two of them have been diagnosed with high-functioning autism and the other is in the process. I have noticed, more so during the last few...
    shamelesslynameless shamelesslynameless 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    i am determined not to cave in on this one. We are working on my separation anxiety that i have as a result of His predecessor (he would give me longer term instructions and...
    LoneSouls LoneSouls 31-35, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I think I may have dermatillomania (skin picking disorder). I have already been diagnosed with eczema, back when I was a kid, but I pick scabs constantly, as a habitual form of...
    skeletoncliquetop skeletoncliquetop 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    hello...i don't know where to post this exactly, sorry if it ends up in the wrong category/group. i have a situation that i cannot discuss with anyone, but i need some feedback...
    mommajllc mommajllc 36-40, F 15 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    hello...i don't know where to post this exactly, sorry if it ends up in the wrong category/group. i have a situation that i cannot discuss with anyone, but i need some feedback...
    mommajllc mommajllc 36-40, F 5 hrs ago

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    He tells me he will call and doesn't? I try to text I tried to call I tried to email he doesn't answer then eventually he'll answer me and tell me when he's on call and he does...
    WVgirldiane WVgirldiane 56-60, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I've always thought my eyes were super interesting, but only recently discovered that I have central heterochromia. My eyes are blue, with brown around the pupils, that radiates...
    cobalt997 cobalt997 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    Phil saw no shadow. We might have an early spring. See comment: I have got a link.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I have a confession. I have an unhealthy relationship with pornograpghy. I don't know if I've passed the line of addiction but I mas********* whenever I feel bored, helpless or...
    TatlerAmbition TatlerAmbition 70+ 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    But I need to buy coffee and sugar for the energy to make foodstuff. But I don't have the energy to get out of bed to put on pants and go to the store. Looks like I'm going to have...
    DropdeadDreamer DropdeadDreamer 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I've been an athlete ever since my early teens. Having severe anxiety affects my performance tremendously. Every time it is my turn to perform, I am sick to my stomach. I am scared...
    Kiki1201 Kiki1201 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    Like today. It's like the universe is conspiring against me. So I want to go walking, then it starts to rain. When I come back in it stops. When I plan to go out again, I lose my...
    DiabolusInMusica DiabolusInMusica 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    I have tried to post these thoughts before, but they mysteriously disappeared in a few hours, so let me try again. I get fed up with conservative politicians hi-jacking the Bible...
    carlton52 carlton52 61-65, M 8 hrs ago

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    I'm headin home at 4! But I'm gonna have an I.V at home.
    CreepypastaFan2016 CreepypastaFan2016 16-17, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    A few days ago, I felt some twitching in my face. I've dealt with twitching for a while now, so I wasn't too surprised by it. But this time it lasted for about an hour. My twitches...
    hiddenkitty hiddenkitty 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    My girlfriemd live right next to this lady. She is a very nice person and she loves kids.she is probably 50. She has been a friend of my girlfriends family since forever. My...
    itsallaboutfootball itsallaboutfootball 26-30 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I thought my fiancé and I were as safe as could be, I'm on birth control, he used a condom. The condom broke so we went out and bought plan b. I started cramping and bleeding and...
    fresh16 fresh16 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    My mind is in a place full of noise. Constant buzzing, full of thoughts, ruminating, contemplating. I figured that there's no use complaining on this gift/curse but it's hard to...
    Shahedansharif Shahedansharif 16-17, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I have decided to be happy again. After starting the experience project I ousted an experience about me ex wife and me being lab partners. We started talking again and we have...
    justanormaguy justanormaguy 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

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    And it is awful. I don't practice good sleep hygiene as it is called, but sometimes in life things happen. And while I am not worrying about them, I am so full of emotion that...
    YokoOnosVision YokoOnosVision 36-40, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I've had DPD for like 2 and a bit years. I used to smoke weed with my boyfriend at the time and I assumed that being incredibly anxious all the time was what "high" was meant to...
    Fluxus Fluxus 18-21, F 11 hrs ago