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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Shirley went to see Dr Musa after her daughter Ruth Walker-Mahmood, 57, was diagnosed with a genetic eye disease called Fuchs Dystrophy.
Fuchs dystrophy may have AD inheritance in some cases, but in others it is sporadic.