Corneal dystrophy comes in more than 20 types and occurs when material piles up in at least one of the five layers of the cornea. Corneal dystrophy can cause the cornea to lose its clarity, with the result being decrease... More »

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Corneal dystrophy is a genetic, often progressive eye disorder that is caused by the accumulation of abnormal material in the outer layer of the eye or cornea, according to WebMD. The disorder may cause substantial eye d... More »

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There is no standard treatment for macular dystrophy as of December 2015, reports WebMD. Scientists continue ongoing research focusing on stem cells in relation to the disease. More »

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Corneal dystrophy is a genetic, often progressive eye disorder that is caused by the accumulation of abnormal material in the outer layer of the eye or cornea, according to WebMD. The disorder may cause substantial eye d... More »

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Corneal transplant surgery carries a small risk of complications such as cataracts, glaucoma, issues with stitches, rejection of the new cornea, swelling of the cornea and eye infection, according to Mayo Clinic. A corne... More »

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Fuchs' dystrophy is a condition that causes swelling in the cornea, states Mayo Clinic. Patients may experience cloudy vision, eye discomfort or glare. The condition usually occurs in both eyes and can result in worsenin... More »

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Corneal edema, or water retention and swelling in the eye, is caused by various medical disorders and even simple viral infections. This medical condition can also result from eye surgeries, particularly cataract surgeri... More »

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