Medical Dictionary: Dystrophia epithelialis corneae


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Dystrophia epithelialis corneae: Another name for Fuchs' Dystrophy.
Dystrophia epithelialis corneae (condition): Cataract-like vision problems from corneal deposits.

Dystrophia epithelialis corneae: Fuchs' dystrophy is a slowly progressing disease that usually affects both eyes and is slightly more common in women than in men. Although doctors can often see early signs of Fuchs' dystrophy in people in their 30s and 40s, the disease rarely affects vision until people reach their 50s and 60s.1

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

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