I think I am one of the rare people who although now well into my fifties and having had my first multiple sclerosis symptoms when about 24 or before, I have never needed to wear glasses or contact lenses. Over the last few years though, I was finding it more difficult to read very small print, especially at night, so glasses couldn't have been far off.
I finished the Vanderbilt/Wheldon protocol of MS in 2008 but would occassionally still have various improvements which can be seen in various of my blogs. Earlier in 2015 I decided to add some high dose biotin to my daily supplement regime, just to see what might happen. I knew that taking one or two 10,000 mcg a day is quite common for people with weak nails or hair and knowing that in the first few days of foetal life, the brain and the nervous system are part of the ectoderm,
I have no idea if my latest improvement is due to biotin or just general improvement but I am now able to read very small print without difficulty, even in low light. I started by taking 10 x 10,000mcg a day and did this until a couple of weeks ago, when I decided well, in for a penny, in for a pound and increased the dose to 30 x 10,000mcg a day, which means that since I am still just taking the tablets, means swallowing thirty tablets a day. I find this ok since they are very small, so I take them in three goes of ten tablets or two of 15 tablets.
As an artist,I have always been bit pannicky about my vision and one of my relapses before progressive MS set in was an optic neuritis, involving loss of colour vision in my left eye. I thought at the time that I was going blind but it only lasted a few weeks. Finding reading small print more difficult though, is normally just part of the aging process, so to be able to reverse this seems worth mentioning.................Sarah