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What are the chances that I will inherit fuchs' dystrophy if my grandma had it?
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Dr. Niraj Patel
Ophthalmology
In brief: Fuchs
Fuchs dystrophy does run in families and typically develops later in life.
If you are concerned, the best next step is a detailed eye examination with an eye care provider who can use a slit lamp to look for any signs of early Fuchs Dystrophy. Fuchs is not 100% transferred so your chances are likely low, but they are not 0%.

In brief: Fuchs
Fuchs dystrophy does run in families and typically develops later in life.
If you are concerned, the best next step is a detailed eye examination with an eye care provider who can use a slit lamp to look for any signs of early Fuchs Dystrophy. Fuchs is not 100% transferred so your chances are likely low, but they are not 0%.
Dr. Niraj Patel
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine
In brief: Low probability
Low probability.

In brief: Low probability
Low probability.
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
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