Symptoms of Fuchs' Dystrophy


General information about symptoms of Fuchs' Dystrophy: The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible symptoms of Fuchs' Dystrophy. This symptom information has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of symptoms of Fuchs' Dystrophy. Furthermore, symptoms of Fuchs' Dystrophy may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of symptoms and whether they are indeed symptoms of Fuchs' Dystrophy.

List of symptoms of Fuchs' Dystrophy: The list of symptoms mentioned in various sources for Fuchs' Dystrophy includes:

Symptoms of Fuchs' Dystrophy: Epithelial swelling damages vision by changing the cornea's normal curvature, and causing a sight-impairing haze to appear in the tissue. Epithelial swelling will also produce tiny blisters on the corneal surface. When these blisters burst, they are extremely painful.1

More symptoms of Fuchs' Dystrophy: In addition to the above information, to get a full picture of the possible symptoms of this condition and its related conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by complications of Fuchs' Dystrophy, underlying causes of Fuchs' Dystrophy, associated conditions for Fuchs' Dystrophy, risk factors for Fuchs' Dystrophy, or other related conditions.

Medical articles on symptoms: These general reference articles may be of interest:

1. excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI

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