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Treatments for Fuchs' Dystrophy

Fuchs' Dystrophy: Is the Diagnosis Correct?

The first step in getting correct treatment is to get a correct diagnosis. Differential diagnosis list for Fuchs' Dystrophy may include:

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Latest treatments for Fuchs' Dystrophy:

The following are some of the latest treatments for Fuchs' Dystrophy:

  • Sodium chloride eyedrops
  • Glycerine
  • Warm air
  • Lowering IOP
  • Corneal transplant
  • Eye transplant

Discussion of treatments for Fuchs' Dystrophy:

When treating the disease, doctors will try first to reduce the swelling with drops, ointments, or soft contact lenses. They also may instruct a person to use a hair dryer, held at arm's length or directed across the face, to dry out the epithelial blisters. This can be done two or three times a day. (Source: excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI)

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