Mayo Clinic's Ophthalmology Department has a strong tradition of advanced research to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cornea disorders.

Until recently, the cause of most cases of Fuchs' dystrophy was unknown. The first major genetic association of the common form of Fuchs' dystrophy was discovered by researchers at Mayo Clinic. It's related to a mutation in a gene called transcription factor 4 (TCF4.)

Read more about cornea research at Mayo Clinic.


See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic authors on Fuchs' dystrophy on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

July 22, 2014