I am from Malaysia, 33 years old female. I was recently diagnosed with dry macular degeneration due to my high myopia (-20L,-30R).
I had undergo cataract surgery for both eyes few years back. I am an Accountant and i feel so sad and depressed since my eyes specialist told me about this bad news few weeks ago. He said there is no cure and it will just get worse and worse. He just advise me to test on the Amler's Grid once a week and try on the ARED supplements. When i ask whether i will turn blind he told me no. He said when it get worse i will just need magnifying glass for reading and life still manageable. But he add on, it take years for the progress.
However, when i read through the information through internet macular degeneration seems to have so many possibilities to turn worse in sudden.
May I know is there anyone with dry type macular degeneration here and how long you get along with this problems and how it progress? I am seriously very worry and sad everyday. I am just 33 and I rather die young but not get blind at young age.