Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 

Treatments for Map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy.

Map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy.: Marketplace Products, Discounts & Offers

Products, offers and promotion categories available for Map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy.:

Map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy.: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research all specialists including ratings, affiliations, and sanctions.

Discussion of treatments for Map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy.:

Most people never know that they have map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy, since they do not have any pain or vision loss. However, if treatment is needed, doctors will try to control the pain associated with the epithelial erosions. They may patch the eye to immobilize it, or prescribe lubricating eye drops and ointments. With treatment, these erosions usually heal within three days, although periodic flashes of pain may occur for several weeks thereafter. Other treatments include anterior corneal punctures to allow better adherence of cells; corneal scraping to remove eroded areas of the cornea and allow regeneration of healthy epithelial tissue; and use of the excimer laser to remove surface irregularities. (Source: excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI)

Buy Products Related to Treatments for Map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy.

 
Shopping.com



 

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise