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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Seitz, "Surgeon's impact on graft endothelial cell density and corneal thickness after penetrating keratoplasty for keratoconus and Fuchs' dystrophy," Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde, vol.
Chen et al., "Endothelial keratoplasty for Fuchs' dystrophy with cataract: complications and clinical results with the new triple procedure," Ophthalmology, vol.
One eye of a patient with early Fuchs' dystrophy was treated and one-month after surgery the authors noted 2-line improvement in vision with about 100 [micro]m thinning in corneal thickness which was reported to be stable at month 3.
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.
"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.
Margulies et al., "Serial analysis of gene expression in the corneal endothelium of Fuchs' dystrophy," Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol.
Fuchs' dystrophy is usually a clinical diagnosis that does not require confirmation with tests or imaging.
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.
Surgical trauma as pseudophakic and aphakic bullous keratopathy, inflammation, and corneal dystrophies as Fuchs' dystrophy can accelerate this normal aging loss.