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Update on My Dry Macular After 47 Years

47 years ago, I suddenly had thousands of what I thought were gnats flying in front of me. My macular started breaking up.

Macular hole and macular edema

Here I am 47 years later, and I've really done well 'til now. I now have a macular hole and macular edema. Retina specialist will see me next week.

Can't watch TV or open the blinds

Does anyone here know how long it takes to get worse for surgery? Thank you for answering, I'm SO tired of not being able to watch t.v. - it's too bright for my eyes. Having to keep blinds closed... sigh...

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