Living My Life As Visual Impaired

It has took me guts to write this because not many people will probably not even care but I want to share my story to support other people dealing with the same disability as myself.
When I was a baby I got diagnosed as visual impaired (this means I can only see 6m). I have so been diagnosed with Albinism, Nystagmus and Glaucoma. Albinism is a genetic condition where people are born without the usual pigment (color) in their bodies. Their bodies aren’t able to make a normal amount of melanin, the chemical that is responsible for eye, skin, and hair color. So most people with albinism have very pale skin, hair, and eyes. Nystagmus is a rapid involuntary movements of the eyes. Glaucoma is a condition that causes damage to your eye’s optic nerve and gets worse over time. The increased pressure, called intraocular pressure, can damage the optic nerve, which transmits images to your brain. If the damage continues, glaucoma can lead to permanent vision loss.

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Paige Wadsworth