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I Think I'm Going Blind

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 11 People

    Losing My Vision

    My vision is getting worse and worse. I can now only be correct to 20/60 for distance and this is going to get worse, according to my doctor. I am also losing my peripheral vision - at first that was only happening in my right eye (which is now down to 50% sight) but now my it's...
    shell02 shell02 31-35 Jul 30, 2012

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    Scared

    hi have just discovered i have  RP and have night blindness, and blind spots in my eyes, and christmas and all have just been told i have to hand in my license.  Am a single mother of three, and am scared and am not sure what to do, with no help i live to far away...
    sinders sinders 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 26, 2009

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    I Have a Teenager Who Is Going Blind

      Oct. 8, 2008 This is it. This is the day I have to start telling someone; anyone, that this is harder than I knew it was going to be.   My son has RP or Leber’s or whatever; they don’t know. Auto-somal recessive for sure. Those of you who don’t...
    RPMom RPMom 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2008

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    Vision Loss But Hopeful

    I turned 40 and started falling to pieces. Long story short, I started having vision problems and my eye doctor, out of all the docs that told me I was fine, suspected cancer and saved my life. The eye doc ordered a rare and special test from a lab at OHSU in Portland OR and he...
    dukea dukea 41-45 Feb 16, 2013

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    Shot In the Dark

    I have pigmentary glaucoma.  I won't bore you with medical jargon, but suffice it to say it is quite common in young adults who develop glaucoma.  Although it is incurable, it is treatable.  The problem is my insurance company won't pay for treatment until I "...
    JaydenM JaydenM 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 13, 2008

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    Almost Yearly

    I get new glasses almost yearly and each year the prescription gets stronger. Maybe this is why I don't go to Starbucks, I can't read the freaking menu!
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 17, 2008

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    Don't we all want to think this?! Who wants to think they are just boring? Even if it is in our own mind everybody should think they are interesting.
    justlarryw justlarryw 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 24

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    Hey girls do you think I'm attractive
    Jacobds Jacobds 13-15, M Jul 23

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    Yes I'm weird don't judge me :P
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    can I ask, how do you tell if you are going insane?
    bluehappyness bluehappyness 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I should probably see my GP about it, but I'm afraid of having my suspicions confirmed and be put on meds for life.
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    I'm fat alright look at that tummy
    ChrisHartung ChrisHartung 22-25, M Jul 16

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    I just never get the opportunity to show it off.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M Jul 16

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    Be Honest Ladies please so What do you think ?
    akina86 akina86 22-25 3 Responses Jul 16

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    Hello to all of you, I'm new. This is gonna be long so I apologize. I'm a 28 year old doctor. I just finished my medical training. I'm Italian and live in Italy. This is my story...
    doctorblondie doctorblondie 26-30, F Jul 15

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    I know I am boring to me but I have been there for ask of my life. I just hope I'm not that boring to everyone else.
    sirfarmer sirfarmer 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    I have to get up at six tomorrow, so I'm signing off. Night everybody
    BrookeHunter121 BrookeHunter121 16-17, F Jul 13