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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

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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+ 1 Response 2 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    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 Sep 7

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    So me and my boyfriend are living together and we have argued a lot already and we have broken up. Honestly I believe it's a bunch of communication and trust issues and honestly I...
    Chipperme21 Chipperme21 22-25, M 1 Response 25 mins ago

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    I want to have sex with a female teacher in my school teaches maths,she's not attached and is only a mere 22 years old she has an a body like an hourglass,all the curves in the...
    TheGamechanger TheGamechanger 18-21, M 17 mins ago

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    Don't take it personal, but if you want to remain in my circle then act like it... I'm not just going to add people to build up a huge amount of friends, I'm not about the...
    Kirstenw23 Kirstenw23 22-25, F 2 Responses 55 mins ago

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    I have enough worries at 18 to last me a lifetime
    Xo12345 Xo12345 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 19

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    I'm weird but i call it original (: I'm doing me n happy with myself n the way I am. I'm a ******* weirdo but a good weirdo aha . I'm the bestiest n funniest friend you'll ever...
    youngadult14 youngadult14 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Never been in a relationship and I'm 18. Maybe because I don't have the body guys don't like me or maybe because I can talk back..
    ki2su ki2su 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I get turned on by pregnant women so would live to have sex with one
    goonteam goonteam 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Long hair don't care! :) I'm lucky enough to have a close friend who is a hair stylist, she gave me an ombré which I'm loving at the moment! Love your hair, love yourself...
    awokensheepislittlebopeep awokensheepislittlebopeep 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    I have the best mate ever! Love you Keller <3 <3 ^^
    KatoKangaroo KatoKangaroo 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    maybe i have insomnia or maybe it's just my wifi.
    queentheresa queentheresa 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I think that doing this to myself was a symptom, not a disease. I pulled out all my eyebrow and eyelashes (and lots of hair in othe places too) when I was young and now I can see...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I lost my grandma who's been with me and my family all my life when I was 15. She adopted my dad and married a Filipino man who we took his last name from. I never met him...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Literally almost every time I get on this site I get the urge to make a post that says "Did you know that I am secretly a goose?" I have no idea why, or where I heard it from, or...
    ZeroDigits ZeroDigits 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    No matter how much you trust the police, always remember the police are trained to never trust you. With that being said, prayers will go out to families of anybody of any race who...
    DaQueenB92 DaQueenB92 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Yesterday was my birthday No one I know said happy birthday And my father said it once Makes ms kinda sad when I remember I have no one
    Tilou420 Tilou420 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    There was once a time when I would have thought my current level of spirituality was stupid. And I thought I had an open mind.
    medialahem medialahem 18-21 1 Response Aug 19

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    I try to hide my singing voice because I don't think it's good, I really wanna be a singer though! Yesterday I was singing to myself at my locker when a girl walks past me and...
    HappensForAReason HappensForAReason 13-15, M Aug 19

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    May you all have a good day, be safe out there.
    Original23 Original23 22-25, M Aug 19

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    Good morning world! Have a great day😊
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Aug 19

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    I wish I didn't have to go to work. Its not that I'm lazy, its just that I'm lazy.:) My sister is my maid. She brings me breakfast in bed sometimes. We take turns. She also makes...
    KiannaJ KiannaJ 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I have friends that literally drink 15-20 beers 2 to 3 nights a week and I can't help but ask why. Getting drunk sucks. You're out of your mind doing things you wouldn't do sober...
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 19

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    I've always been a gentle and quite person. I rarely got angry... I was just sad. I read about people who were always angry because of their depression. I never understood till now...
    FullHotel FullHotel 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Just woke up in pain, like every other morning. I make a cup of coffee and reach for my five bottles of pills...once they kick in, I'll be able to move some more. As I wait, my...
    michelle0808 michelle0808 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    From castaway days to vivid Creole nights, bask inside the cultural and culinary essences with the Seychelles infused with legendary Four Seasons care.Treehouse villas have their...
    Ardellaeh Ardellaeh 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    I have many but I think the song from Savage Garden called Affirmation is a good place to start. I'll put a start next to what I agree with. I believe the sun should never set...
    THEINSIDER20 THEINSIDER20 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    Everytime I log onto EP , and browse peoples posted thoughts I notice a pattern All these People agree supposedly to have a person or lover on the side , and yet choose later...
    TsavoHunter TsavoHunter 36-40, M Aug 19

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    The silver sword of morning piercing through my window frame. It's light now skipping round my room , its driving me insane. With eyes closed tight, this lights now dancing on my...
    lloyds123 lloyds123 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    My boyfriend's friends and especially their girlfriends have all told him that I'm stuck up. Oh really? I'm sorry that I don't want to do drugs and drink with my kids in the next...
    prittyinpink prittyinpink 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 19

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    Long story short me and my friend were sexually assaulted by the same guy about a month ago . She called me yesterday to tell me that the results came back and he gave us chlamydia...
    Craexo Craexo 18-21, F Aug 19

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      My name is Marie and I am 13 years old. I have a 15 year old sister that's bipolar. Everyday she is really mean to me and she says horrible things. She hits me, screams at...
    Miragesnow Miragesnow 13-15, F Aug 19

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    My boyfriend and I have three small dogs.The oldest one (almost 3 years old) is a boy named Luigi, a chiweenie, which is a chihuahua and wiener dog mix.Second oldest (1 and a half...
    HillyHana HillyHana 22-25, F Aug 19

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    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYepMepckXH1hHfuC1OftPA please check out my YouTube channel, I i have uploaded a series of doctor who cliffhangers I think are amazing. and 2...
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