I was diagnosed with MD in 2003. It has been hard raising 5 kids but I did. They are all grown and out on their own. But I had a very hard time, and my kids took advantage of my sight loss during their adolescent years and got into a lot of trouble. I could do nothing to prevent them from acting stupid. But enlightened of that.
I am alone now. My treatments started with laser which took even more of my sight than the MD did. I lost my license in 2008 and had to depend on others to get around (doctors, grocery store etc.). As the years have gone by I have lived alone my children don't visit and seldom visit. I have grandchildren I have never met.
I get so lonely sometimes
I take Eylea injections now for 6 years my eyes are stable. I have 20/300 vision and about a million spots.
I do okay but get so lonely sometimes. I am 66 years and don't plan on ever passing away I'm just going to keep fading away, no one will really miss me anyway.
How do you protect your eyes from the sun?