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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Apr 26, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    My first hint that something wasn't right was walking back to our cruise ship with my daughter. I was having a hard time walking and thought maybe it was sciatica. I barely made...
    NixEgirl NixEgirl 56-60 1 Response Sep 7

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    I have a pretty weak bladder. So if I don't make sure to go before bed, sometimes it just happens. And anytime I laugh I have to keep it in check or my bladder will decide it's...
    rubyf rubyf 18-21, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I have cancer and am drowning in bills. I have another surgery on Oct 22, 2014 and then radiation treatments and it is so hard to try to recover and be healthy and strong with the...
    butterflyprincess666 butterflyprincess666 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    Me and my ex broke up yesterday. We also have a 2 week year old son. I'm 18, not that It's relevant to this post. I'm always going to be in my son's life, I aspire to be the best...
    ADifferentDude ADifferentDude 18-21, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I don't get how people can be able to have hundreds of friends... Most of the people I know are somewhere between acquaintances and friends. And there is a smaller group that I...
    Roccondil Roccondil 22-25, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    but I'm okay with that. I have 1 friend married 25 1 son she's a christian that lives and breaths for God. Been friends with her almost 9 yrs. Then I have another friend 32 2 boys...
    jbnj12 jbnj12 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    I have been out of my abusive relationship for many years about 7 years now and it is still something that haunts me. I don’t really have an outlet to talk about it and try and...
    Ruger1212 Ruger1212 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    When I was younger, I loved older women. However, as I have gotten older I have begun to like younger women. I am 25 and usually don't like to date women older than 20. I think it...
    bktaylor1989 bktaylor1989 22-25, M 10 hrs ago

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    A member of my family stole from me. I'm usually not a push over although I'm generous. I haven't spoken to him since he did it. I love him. I'm angry. I'm disappointed in him for...
    Back2Sue Back2Sue 46-50, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    The first time I was ‘spotted’ naked that I can remember was quite embarrassing! Back in my early twenties, I had been doing some car maintenance on the shared access by the...
    DewiNatural DewiNatural 46-50, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    My Time With "Hermey" .........I had the pleasure of meeting former EPer Hermey, who stayed at my home for two days. From the first hug as he walked up the driveway, to our goodbye...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Either people get my humor or they think I'm really weird :D well nothing wrong with that... Different is good I think. Besides I've always been the weird girl so it all makes...
    Careisla Careisla 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I am a product of the 60s. Meaning I guess I was in high school in the 60s and entered college in the fall of 1969. We were going to change the world. If we did, it may need to be...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 1 Response 16 mins ago

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    Does anyone have anxiety and smoke to help relieve it? I smoke cigarettes and I'm trying to stop after years of smoking, I get really bad anxiety when I start to withdrawal. It...
    mattcom mattcom 22-25, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Add me if you have it! I am 'TegsDaUnicorn' :DDD
    0LOvEsHaTeRs0 0LOvEsHaTeRs0 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    Ive been taking lexapro for almost 4 months; stopped taking them a couple of days ago and now i feel woozy, light headed and angry some of the time. I get these feelings of muscle...
    xsmall xsmall 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    He's a cute *** sexy dude and I love him, we've been talking for about 2 weeks now on here and we've FaceTimed a few times...I have a crush on him...but I live here in vancouver...
    Nathanlucky021 Nathanlucky021 13-15, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I've had sex in a car 3 times...actually once was outside the car in a parking lot. I also had sex in my car and was almost busted by the cops. It was so hot!! I still have the...
    askmeplease askmeplease 41-45, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    why the **** do you have to keep telling me I'm anti social. want me to say hi to you every five seconds
    XxSxarletxX XxSxarletxX 16-17, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I have a iced soya pudding, a small cup of Horlicks and a large cup of bitter green tea. I've already eaten the pudding. Which should I drink next? The green tea or the Horlicks?
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    I have no idea if this is the right group to post this. I get contacted by 16-17 yr old girls frequently on EP lately who always say the same thing, I'm starting to think it's the...
    Junkard Junkard 22-25, M 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    About a year ago I became responsible for my own clothes. So when some article of clothing goes missing, I notice. Lately I noticed that some of my hoodies are gone. I wear hoodies...
    laurynnm43 laurynnm43 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    Part 1: A good friend of my husband and myself is a avid mountainbiker. A while ago he asked my husband and me to join him on his daily trip. My husband is not keen on cycling but...
    adventure12 adventure12 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    It's so hard to struggle against the negativity of your own family. They're not bad people, just have bad mindset about certain stuff. I mean, it's consuming a big chunk of my own...
    XyoXy XyoXy 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I don't, but my boyfriend might. And I don't exactly know how to cope. Could someone diagnosed with this personal message me, I have questions. Thank you.
    ncon08 ncon08 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Recently it's getting worse. Don't know why it's like everything's spinning and my head hurts and I'm not even drinking. What is it? Stress maybe people have been pressuring me to...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    It is useless to have talents if you do nothing about them.
    XyoXy XyoXy 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I have more piercings than tattoos. I think I will work on the ink side of things now. :)
    Delijodie88 Delijodie88 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Probably by more people than I can remember. I have had a wild life so far. Hopefully it doesn't change!
    iloveallfemales iloveallfemales 31-35, M 3 hrs ago

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    17 Oct to 18 Oct, 2D1N chalet, 8 girls including me, booked a big good room with two additional roller queen sized mattresses, room has a scenic view of the beach, and lots of fun...
    TetraZL TetraZL 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    Do you remember how hard it is to beg for your professor just to get a passing grade? It doesn't matter if it's low grade atleast it's a passing grade. And how many fails you did...
    faye08 faye08 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    8 girls ina gorup including me. Every one of us is unique in a way, but together we're like a big family. There's Veronica, Jocelyn, Tess, Elaine, Bryna, Cherry and Jia Hui(no...
    TetraZL TetraZL 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    When kids have their own kids....... O_o
    daneean daneean 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago