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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. 50 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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+ 4 Responses Sep 16, 2014

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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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    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 haven't been able to get over this man that died. I watched this show called snapped and they usually don't show the people on their dying day but they showed a surveillance...
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    I haven't been able to get over this man that died. I watched this show called snapped and they usually don't show the people on their dying day but they showed a surveillance...
    ihatebeingblack44 ihatebeingblack44 18-21, F 16 mins ago

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    Growing up I was always very social, throughout College i had 2 best friends, we were always together, even during University, life was amazing, we were always out, i had so many...
    AmirPR AmirPR 26-30, M 24 mins ago

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    I am long term unemployed ! When I was younger I looked for work . We had mass unemployment . I was always part of a long Que. someone always had more experience more...
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 1 hr ago

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    21 male, just finished University. Always been a self conscious person, looked extremely young until about 16 and still look younger than my age. Always had this obsession with my...
    hewitt101 hewitt101 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    My friends need to realize that I do have strict parents, I do have rules.. And I can't get up and go out of town whenever i feel like it.
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    21 male, just finished University. Always been a self conscious person, looked extremely young until about 16 and still look younger than my age. Always had this obsession with my...
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    21 male, just finished University. Always been a self conscious person, looked extremely young until about 16 and still look younger than my age. Always had this obsession with my...
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    I have been denied by the visiting department, warden, and now the Director. It's been 6 months, I get that I was an employee but I barely worked there and have no criminal record...
    orsoliz orsoliz 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Okay... This is embarrassing. Here's a funny story for you guys. So about two weeks ago, my boyfriend and I were doing it upstairs in his room- quietly. His parents always knock...
    Daisygirl08 Daisygirl08 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend of 4 years lied to me a lot in the past , i can't forget and it still hurts tough it have been almost a year back.. He created dating sites and lied about them,told me...
    Candymett Candymett 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    It doesn't make any sense to me why people need that stuff to have fun there are plenty of other things you can do with your life besides waste it on crap like that I've never done...
    DarkWorld98 DarkWorld98 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    I have this pectus issue and I recently had surgery twice and look for someone to talk to that has had the same experience as I have.
    emmabutler12 emmabutler12 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    I look on here and am deeply saddened by the number of people who want to kill themselves. Many at such a young age, when they have not even begun to live their lives. They get in...
    GraceIsMine GraceIsMine 66-70, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    i have exams for like a whole week and i need to study so you won't see me in EP for a while :( im nervous hehe xoxo
    Romitri657 Romitri657 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    Vulgarity turns me off. Not that I would have a relationship with anyone online, but sometimes I see an attractive guy, so I'll look at his profile (yes, women look too), but if I...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Finally, after a year and a half. I have cut my hair and shaved my beard. Feels good.
    SimplyAtheist SimplyAtheist 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    I don't have a "type." If I like you, I like you. And if I like you, you're pretty special. Because I hate everyone.
    ThisIsMarie ThisIsMarie 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I have a crush on my brothers bestfriend. The thing is my brother would kill me if I dated him. But I really want to know if he likes me as well.
    babycakes16 babycakes16 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Well, in a few months I'll have to choose the "right" college for me, my future job and so on. I really hate it when people (starting with my annoying relatives and so on...) ask...
    RainbowCupcake29 RainbowCupcake29 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    The second dream I was back at school. I learned that we were going to be getting a 5th apartment mate, even though it was already halfway through the year and the max was supposed...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    yay I have one. it's this name but add 19 at the end
    pandaangel pandaangel 26-30, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Craving him from afar has been so hard up till now... I have him in my power and I'm never letting go....:)
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    The grad student who basically ran our entire lab graduated. She was so cool. She defended her PhD dissertation and ended up getting a job at Princeton. I'm just in awe and I'm...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I have FB and Twitter Friends but to me they aren't real. Friends are people that you hang out with and keep in touch with, which no one has done with me these past five years. I...
    Ilovefeet2015 Ilovefeet2015 18-21, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    What is the universe made of? And what else is out there? They say that we are made of the universe, that we have the molecules that are in the universe and vice versa, the...
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    I have never started one or gonna looking for one but I did when I had to defending myself. In school against my ex bully when I snapped and had enough. I pull hair but that...
    Pamela74 Pamela74 36-40, F 5 hrs ago

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