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Lattice dystrophy

Lattice dystrophy: Introduction

Lattice dystrophy: Lattice dystrophy gets its name from an accumulation of amyloid deposits, or abnormal protein fibers, throughout the middle and ... more about Lattice dystrophy.

Lattice dystrophy: Cloudiness of the cornea. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Lattice dystrophy is available below.

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Lattice dystrophy gets its name from an accumulation of amyloid deposits, or abnormal protein fibers, throughout the middle and anterior stroma. During an eye examination, the doctor sees these deposits in the stroma as clear, comma-shaped overlapping dots and branching filaments, creating a lattice effect. Over time, the lattice lines will grow opaque and involve more of the stroma. They will also gradually converge, giving the cornea a cloudiness that may also reduce vision. (Source: excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI)

 

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