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What is Corneal Dystrophy Cornea Disease?

When someone has a corneal dystrophy one or multiple parts of the cornea will loose 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.