The Way He Described Macular Degeneration

by Brandon
(USA)

Well, my grandfather was diagnosed with Macular Degeneration about 5 years ago.



I think everyone was in denial about it for a long time because to us, nothing was different.


My grandfather was tough, and he didn't like to show that anything was wrong with him.


One day, we were playing a game, Trouble, where you have to put these little pegs inside holes on a board.


He was having trouble getting a peg in the hole.


That's when we all realized he really had trouble seeing.


The way he described it was when you look straight ahead there's a black space right in front of you, but you can see what surrounds it.


Macular Degeneration sounds really scary.











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