I think I am in a state of denial, and am joined there by some members of my family. I can't believe it can be true. I can't believe that I am going to lose my central vision. I can't believe I'm eventually going to have to stop driving. I am disabled and have Agoraphobia and driving is my only way to access the outside world. i can't walk or use public transport so I will be held hostage by this. And then I think perhaps not everyone with Macular Degeneration loses their vision. Perhaps all will be ok after all. I am clueless about what is happening. The consultant was rude and dismissive and said "Oh just Google it!" I feel pretty lost and alone. My lovely GP admitted she knows too little about it to help me; my pharmacist who the consultant said to ask about Vitamins (I'm already on prescribed vitamins and wondered if more were necessary), said she didn't know and it should ask my optician. I've made an appointment but am not holding out any hopes of being enlightened. So I'm begging you for help. I'm 45, live alone and I'm scared. Is it certain their diagnosis is correct? Is it certain that I will lose vision or do some people escape it? Please help me. Sarah
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