43 & Angry
About a month ago I noticed vision changes in my right eye. Wavy lines, distortion, colors appear a little darker, and the size of objects look a little bit smaller.
I made an appointment with the eye doctor. Found out I have wet macular degeneration in the right eye and dry in the left. It's pretty sad when the doctor walks into the room, looks at the scans of my eyes and says, "Oh my God!" & "How old are you?" My stomach automatically felt sick.
What a jerk... Anyway, I've been referred to a retina specialist and my first appointment is this Wednesday. I was told to expect a 2-3 hour appointment. Totally blame it on heredity, thank you Grandpa. Plus I can put a check mark by all the risk factors though I did quit smoking 2.5 years ago. Now I'm just angry, sad, annoyed, anxious, and I can't help but feel sorry for myself. (I'm trying hard to be optimistic.)
I'll give an update after my first specialist appointment.
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