Fuch's dystrophy | definition of Fuch's dystrophy by Medical dictionary
Fuchs' dystrophy (redirected from Fuch's dystrophy)
A hereditary disease of the inner layer of the cornea. Treatment requires penetrating keratoplasty. The lens of the eye may also be affected and require surgical replacement at the same time as the cornea.
References in periodicals archive
Ousley, on 100 eyes of 88 patients with corneal edema from fuch's dystrophy
and Pseudophakia bullous keratopathy to evaluate visual acuity, 98% corneas were clear and grafts were healed in good position.
Endothelial keratoplasty (EK) has emerged as the procedure of choice for the surgical management of Fuch's dystrophy
and other forms of corneal endothelial dysfunction.
In Fuch's dystrophy
it is damaged, becomes no longer transparent and vision is lost.
I have a rare hereditary eye disease called Fuch's dystrophy