Treatment at Mayo Clinic

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Aside from the treatment information featured on this page, Mayo Clinic provides all standard treatment options for this condition.

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Mayo Clinic offers the latest available treatment options for Fuchs' dystrophy. Treatment depends on the stage of the disease and includes the following options.

  • Eyedrops or ointments to reduce fluid in the cornea
  • Soft contact lenses to temporarily reduce discomfort
  • Surgery to cover the cornea with a thin membrane (conjunctival flap) to reduce pain
  • Cornea transplant
  • Experimental treatments
Jul. 16, 2011