Have people ever forgotten that you're visually impaired?
August 19, 2019
Cora Lyn Sears Moderator
August 23, 2019
I’m hoping my lifestyle and injections maintain enough vision that it won’t matter.
Andrea Junge Moderator
August 24, 2019
Yes!!!! Most of the time, I do forget that I'm visually impaired becuase this is just my 'normal'. I even forget I have a pretty large scotoma the majority of the time (unless I have my left eye closed or I'm looking into a 'blank canvas' such as the sky behind a soccer field while my children are playing or if I'm driving at dusk or dawn). While I'm working and busy doing everyday mom and teacher things, I rarely think about my vision...even if I'm struggling to see the clock on the wall. I just generally figure it out and move forward without though. It's nighttime when I'm alone with my thoughts where I tend to get anxious about it all. -Andrea, MacularDegeneration.net Team Member