Vol 2, No 2 (2017)
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Cataract surgery and Fuchs’ dystrophy

Ioannis Mallias1, Panagiota Mylova1, Anastasia Tassiopoulou1
Ophthalmol J 2017;2(2):42-43.


In this article, Fuchs’ endothelial dystrophy is discussed. The symptoms and early treatment are analysed, as well as the hereditary nature of the disease. Surgical approach is thoroughly analysed and the advantages and disadvantages of a potential combined procedure (partial keratoplasty and cataract surgery) are discussed.


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