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Wed Dec 4, 2019, 05:49 PM Dec 2019

I have to share some good news. [View all]

I saw the retinologist yesterday and he said he was shocked at how good my vision was (I was diagnosed with dry macular degeneration 4 years ago). I have tried to do everything they told me including my dietary choices, taking the vitamins and other supplement they suggested. I wear my sunglasses religiously and have had my car windows tinted.

Maybe it is just luck, but both my Dad and my Uncle had moved to full blown wet md by this time. So far so good!

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I have to share some good news. [View all] redstatebluegirl Dec 2019 OP
Great news underpants Dec 2019 #1
That is wonderful! CatMor Dec 2019 #2
Cool beans. Poeraria Dec 2019 #3
Such good news.😊 dewsgirl Dec 2019 #4
Good news indeed! Thanks for sharing such good news, and I hope and wish that news of this... SWBTATTReg Dec 2019 #5
Congratulations! And kudos to you having had the courage to make lifestyle changes in fierywoman Dec 2019 #6
can you share which dietary choices and vitamins were recommended? IcyPeas Dec 2019 #7
Alreds II vitamins and a supplement called restveratol (my spelling may be off on this one). redstatebluegirl Dec 2019 #10
oh yes, I've heard of resveretrol - it's from red wine I believe? or red grapes maybe... IcyPeas Dec 2019 #11
heh Skittles Dec 2019 #12
wearing sunglasses also helps to prevent cataracts. luvtheGWN Dec 2019 #23
I did not know that Skittles Dec 2019 #26
That's super! Keep up the good work! KPN Dec 2019 #8
My brother is a retired researcher of safeinOhio Dec 2019 #9
Is he taking it preventively or does he have macular degeneration? JudyM Dec 2019 #15
To prevent it. safeinOhio Dec 2019 #16
Ok thanks. In my genes too. I had wondered if it could be taken preventively. JudyM Dec 2019 #18
My doctor says yes, I have my sister and brother taking it. redstatebluegirl Dec 2019 #31
Wish it were a bit less expensive. JudyM Dec 2019 #35
I buy it at Walgreens buy one get one. redstatebluegirl Dec 2019 #36
I'll look for that. Ought to be a coverable prescription, though. JudyM Dec 2019 #38
wow..great news! samnsara Dec 2019 #13
I also take the vitamins and they seem to help Gothmog Dec 2019 #14
Prevention is ALWAYS better DFW Dec 2019 #17
Has your dr mentioned computer use? catchnrelease Dec 2019 #19
Yes, he told me to get special glasses for blue light. redstatebluegirl Dec 2019 #32
... handmade34 Dec 2019 #20
Wonderful news! Stonepounder Dec 2019 #21
Good for you...keep it up. Farmer-Rick Dec 2019 #22
I love good news, especially when it comes from a great DUer such as yourself! Great news! marble falls Dec 2019 #24
Thank you, I haven't quit smiling since I left his office! redstatebluegirl Dec 2019 #30
Good for you. We all need to savor our victories and blessings more like you do. marble falls Dec 2019 #34
Add cod liver oil Richluu Dec 2019 #25
Make that 10 K of vita A Richluu Dec 2019 #37
Good news! You're a great patient! Karadeniz Dec 2019 #27
That is good news! CozyMystery Dec 2019 #28
How happy you must be! Wonderful news!! secondwind Dec 2019 #29
Thanks everyone, I haven't stopped smiling since I left his office! redstatebluegirl Dec 2019 #33
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