When someone has a corneal dystrophy one or multiple parts of the cornea will lose regular clearness or clarity due to a build-up of cloud-like materials. Corneal dystrophies are numerous and may affect all aspects of the cornea. Some of the symptoms include:
- Both eyes are affected
- Can occur in healthy people
- In most cases, they are inherited
- They are not typically caused by outside or environmental factors
Corneal dystrophies can cause widespread visual impairment. If you are concerned about this eye problem or would like to seek a second opinion our eye doctors are here to help.