What is Fuchs’ Corneal Dystrophy?


Fuchs’ dystrophy happens when the endothelium, or the thin, innermost layer of your cornea, deteriorates. The endothelium plays a critical role.  It helps you maintain clear vision by removing excess fluid from your cornea. Sometimes, the endothelial cells degenerate due to Fuchs’ dystrophy, causing excess fluid accumulation in your cornea.  A buildup of fluid leads […]

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