For Jean Kittson, one of Australia’s most loved performers, the familial risks associated with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) – Australia’s leading cause of blindness and severe vision loss – are startlingly real. Jean’s parents have both been blinded by macular disease.
In the first of the MDFA’s ‘See My World’ podcast series, hosted by Patron Ita Buttrose, Jean gives a heartbreakingly raw account of the impact of vision loss on her parents and the hardship – and joys – of caring for them.
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