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ERIC Number: EJ806378
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0264-6196
Growing up with Sorsby's Fundus Dystrophy
Pepper, Wendy
British Journal of Visual Impairment, v24 n1 p40-43 2006
This is a highly personal account of how the author became aware of the source and the nature of her visual difficulties that stem from a rare, genetically inherited condition known as Sorsby's Fundus Dystrophy. Tracing the family history, discovering the characteristic symptoms of this degenerative eye condition, and coming to terms with the consequences of the impairment for work and daily life are described, as is the decision about whether on not she and her husband should have a family of their own. Despite the continuing deterioration in her sight, the author describes the demanding physical and social activities in which she regularly participates.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom