Mine developed slowly until last January; by this fall they were
stabilized again. Mine are dry, but that can do a lot of damage. Also I
have glaucoma, which the retinal specialist described as a double
whammy: one blocks the center of the eye, the other the perimieter.
I stopped driving after dark about 5 years ago; stopped driving
completely last April.<
Peter Montgomery wrote:
> From: "Carrol Cox" <[log in to unmask]>
> > I can barely see what I am typing. I could not begin to read any of
> > these posts were I to print them out.
> > The reason is macular degeneration. probably that is the result of
> > smoking from 1950 to 1990. I stopped in time to avoid emphysema, but
> > apparently not in time to preserve my eyesight.
> My sympathies, Carrol.
> I have the same, though dry with no sign of going wet.
> I find straight lines a bit distorted, otherwise I seem to be okay.