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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. 49 People

    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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    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 5 Responses Oct 18, 2012

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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 4 Responses Jun 20, 2008

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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 2 Responses Apr 26, 2010

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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 5 Responses Dec 31, 2009

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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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    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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    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 70+ 2 Responses Aug 29, 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 70+ Jul 13, 2011

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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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    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 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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    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+ 2 Responses Sep 16

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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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    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 1 Response Feb 15

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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 Nov 21, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I was just recently diagnosed with cervical stenosis at the c5c6 level. It's been compressed to 7mm. I have a herniated disc that's causing it. I also have degeneration that's...
    swan88 swan88 31-35, M Oct 9

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    I'm 19 and I first started pulling my eyelashes when I was in 8th grade. At first it wasn't too bad. I would stand in the mirror and pull my eyelashes but was able to stop once...
    alisonw23 alisonw23 18-21, F 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Lately I have been feeling really fed up and depressed. I feel that both family and friends hate me being happy or having a life of my own. My parents are both really ill and have...
    galaxy3 galaxy3 36-40, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    How many of us look into the mirror and hate what you see? Wait a second. Did you create yourself? No, you didn't. I made myself feel bad for years because of my appearance and I...
    ladybug96 ladybug96 16-17, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Crystal Skulls, The Lost City of Atlantis and Your Higher Self Author Deanna Jaxine Stinson, Paranormal Researcher Halo Paranormal Investigations - HPI International https://www...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M 3 hrs ago

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    I'm 42 and covered in tattoos. I have only been getting tattoos for 3 years, and I'm completely covered. I'll get right into it. I have both my sides completely done. From my...
    treppy42 treppy42 41-45, F 4 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I met a guy online 2 years ago, and I never really believed that I could meet someone on the internet and be so close to them, even though I never met them but it happened to me...
    Kayroxyoursox Kayroxyoursox 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I have lots of scars... Let's talk about those that aren't self made, shall we? Okay, I have a huge scar in the back of my head from when I was pushed off a bed and hit my head on...
    ColourfulDreams ColourfulDreams 13-15, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Yes, it is very true that I have not only natural beasts but they are enormous too. My breasts have never been filled with any silicon and are very natural to look at and touch as...
    singlepregnantmom singlepregnantmom 36-40, F 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    My Dad more than my Mam. I'm no alowed to do anything,i can't wear make up,i can't stay out late,i can't have a boyfriend.The list just goes on & on.I'm 14 & i just want to do...
    smackedagain smackedagain 13-15, F 8 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    So, in learning to trust again I have learned that I have become someone that isn't trustworthy. It seems like and easy fix...just start being honest, but it isn't. When you're...
    seesaw69 seesaw69 26-30 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    So...if there exists a country that WASN'T established by having killed off and segregated the previous inhabitants, or who DIDN'T send explorers and settlers off to invade and...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    And I don't really care. I honestly feel like people who are waking up every morning feeling sick, because they were hoping their diagnosis was just some terrible nightmare may be...
    LameGames LameGames 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I have been living with an undiagnosed illness since birth. I think its time that we join together in making sure doctors take our cases seriously. In that spirit I have created...
    iamundiagnosed iamundiagnosed 22-25, M 14 hrs ago

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    Been not well. Have such intense feelings of disgust to the point where I want and need to just claw my skin off. It feels like I am going to go absolutely insane. I was driving...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 12 hrs ago

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    I am desperately in love with someone I can NEVER have. I look up at the sky and think over and over again- why do I even exist in this selfish, cynical world? Tears of frustration...
    Mayuko Mayuko 13-15, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Hey ! I have had this disease since I was 9 years old. I am 22 now. I was sick for a large amount of my childhood. I been in remission for 7 years. I have been experiencing this...
    evermoreme evermoreme 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    I have never had a real pet. My dad hates domesticated pups. We do have chickens, ducks, cows, carabaos and a dog that i do not know what breed he was, prolly a cheap breed. They...
    iamnotshy iamnotshy 22-25 5 hrs ago

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    After 5 weeks of changing my diet...my HS symptoms are almost completely gone! I have completely removed all nightshades from my diet...I did cheat a couple times and ate chili...
    MsUnderstanding MsUnderstanding 31-35, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Uh-oh... My ex is trying to get my attention now that I have moved on. Damn, I'm not stupid. I have nothing to do with you. Once bitten, twice shy.
    JAD01 JAD01 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I have a restraining order not coz I'm criminal or a stalker .it just because I went through a lot of abuse and oppression through my life and I was feeling angry with a certain...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I was diagnosed with Depression and Anxiety when I was 17 years old. I have been taking medicine ever since. When I was twenty something happened that I will not broadcast in a...
    calliesweetheart calliesweetheart 22-25, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I've had a few relationships, but only two of the girls I dated I ended up falling on love with. The first was my first love (a bit obvious). The second was my recent ex. I trusted...
    shadow2233 shadow2233 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    Why do people put so much importance on having kids, just because I decide I do not want them it does not mean I am any less of a woman than you are. It does not mean I am selfish...
    thepatch thepatch 36-40, F 2 hrs ago

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    Like I said my body type is of a teenage girl and I used to get teased a lot about my chest ever since highschool. Some guys even told me why don't you just become a lesbian or...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 6 Responses 1 hr ago

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    This is the song I wrote: Some other day Oh, as I stay here Lying on my side I falter And start to cry You wonder Why I'm so shy But you've always had me wrong All along... And...
    Aepeth Aepeth 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    Ok so today some of my sissys friends came to home and they were pampering my niece.And one of them said that her anklet is she so cute and that as far as she wear her anklets her...
    mellifluousme mellifluousme 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I'm lost and alone; forever wandering and searching for people who I can truly connect with. I feel a void deep inside my soul that never leaves; no matter how hard I try to fill...
    electrapleiadian electrapleiadian 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I have no one, its not the first time. I talk to the wall because it won't tell my secrets. humans don't get me they don't want me I'm nothing to them. no matter how much I try, I...
    lovelydisgrace lovelydisgrace 16-17, F 4 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I hate it when I wake up from an awesome dream and go back to sleep immediately after I have a different dream or none at all but when I wake up from a nightmare I usually continue...
    jenni234 jenni234 22-25, F 16 hrs ago

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    I want to dye my hair purple but I have to quit my job and find a new one that won't care.
    myhiddenworld myhiddenworld 18-21, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    To buy a coat at my work I will have to work at least 18 hours. **** minimum wage jobs! :( ugh I'm a poor college student.
    myhiddenworld myhiddenworld 18-21, F 4 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Once again I gave in and I fell hard and fast! Much worse and definitely way quicker than ever before. Your more addicting than a drug! Stronger than any poison known to man. But...
    Tj90070 Tj90070 22-25, F 15 hrs ago