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Dr. Yale Kanter
61 years experience Ophthalmology
No: No, so longt as vision is correctable.

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Surgery: Fuchs is when the interior lining of the cornea, the endothelium breaks down, no longer pump fluid out of the cornea which then loses transparency. Wh ... Read More
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Progression: Fuchs is when the interior lining of the cornea is spontaneously damaged enough that it can no longer pump fluid out of the cornea which then loses tr ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Niraj Patel
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Fuchs: Fuchs is a disease of the inner layer of the cornea. In some pts, this layer fails over time and the cornea can become swollen. When the cornea is s ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
45 years experience Ophthalmology
DSAEK : Dsaek is a way to transplant just the posterior (backside) of the cornea as opposed to the whole central cornea in a true corneal transplant. The adv ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
46 years experience Urology
Check if needed: Not sure what you mean. The results of corneal transplant for keratoconus are excellent with very little rejection reported. If your disease is very ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Coats disease: Coats disease is a disease of the retina- back of the eye. The news you mentioned was about cornea transplants with pig eyes. The cornea is on top of ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
24 years experience Radiology
The cornea is: The transparent layer forming the front of the eye.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Khachikian
21 years experience Ophthalmology
No at the front: The cornea is the clear front surface of the eye.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Mindlin
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Cornes: Nothing. The cornea is firmly attached 360 degrees and takes a lot of punishment everyday.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
34 years experience Family Medicine
Saline & Patch: You can use Normal Saline eye drops (not visine) and cover the eye to llimit the use. If it is still painful in the morning, see your doctor.
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