Fuchs' dystrophy


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Fuchs' 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.
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Sometimes the cornea becomes cloudy or rough due to an eye injury, infection or a medical condition, such as Fuchs' Dystrophy.
Fuchs' dystrophy is usually a clinical diagnosis that does not require confirmation with tests or imaging.
Gillian made a steady recovery but in 2006, she developed Fuchs' dystrophy, which attacked both eyes, leaving her almost blind.
I have been diagnosed with Fuchs' dystrophy and am using Muro-128 ointment and eye drops.
Fuchs' dystrophy is an inherited disorder of the eye's cornea--the clear "window" that allows light to enter the eye.
I was referred to the hospital by my optician and told I had Fuchs' dystrophy and if something wasn't done about it, my sight would just get worse.
Jean has a condition called Fuchs' Dystrophy, which affects around one in a 100 people and causes cloudy and blurred vision in later life .
I went to the RVI and they checked it all out and they told me I had Fuchs' Dystrophy and said it could be like this for years.