Introduction: Lattice dystrophy


Lattice dystrophy: Cloudiness of the cornea

Lattice dystrophy: 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.1

Researching symptoms of Lattice dystrophy: Further information about the symptoms of Lattice dystrophy is available including a list of symptoms of Lattice dystrophy, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

Treatments for Lattice dystrophy: Various information is available about treatments available for Lattice dystrophy, or research treatments for other diseases.

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

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