It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Eye & Vision Message Board
Post New Thread   Reply Reply
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-07-2012, 03:14 PM   #1
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 1
Koali77777 HB User
Juvenile diabetes/macular edema

I'm sorry if the answer is right under my nose on this board, but right now I'm stressed and just wanted to ask my question. I'm 23 and have had juvenile diabetes for 20 years. All parts of my body are fine except my eyes; about a year ago I was diagnosed with macular edema. My eye doctor told me that I can "keep my vision for decades" but I'm wondering if this is true. For example, I have had only one treatment, and that was 7 months ago, and I still have laser spots. My next treatment, I'm getting it close to the center of my eye and that scares me. Has anyone else gone through this? If I keep going to my appointments and keep getting the treatments, will I really keep MY vision, or just a sub-par but somewhat acceptable shadow of my former vision? I'm very stressed about it; I'm going to college, working, etc. I just want to know from personal experience if the treatments really do help and if they will ruin my vision anyway or not.

 
Reply With Quote
Reply Reply




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



tubint (11), JodieJ (11), Bleue (9), TopGeek (8), senior41 (8), Laura1000 (8), esker (7), Eagle (7), earthworm88 (7), ladybud (6)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1164), MSJayhawk (997), Apollo123 (898), Titchou (832), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (758), ladybud (745), sammy64 (666), midwest1 (665), BlueSkies14 (610)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:21 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!