Many treatments. Anterior basement membrane dystrophy, also called map-dot-fingerprint dystrophy, is a disorder of the front surface of the cornea of unknown cause. Symptoms can include recurrent corneal erosions, characterized by pain on awakening in the morning, or repeated corneal abrasions. Treatment can range from simple lubicating drops and ointments, to surface laser treatments, and needle stromal puncture.
ABMD treatment. If there is no symptoms, no treatment is needed. For symptomatic disease, epitheliectomy with burr polishing versus phototherapeutic laser treatment can be considered.