Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Appointments

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Patient stories

Life isn't a blur anymore after cornea transplant surgery

Life had literally been a blur for 87-year-old Maxine Kaehler for the past 18 years as three age-related eye conditions gradually worsened vision in both of her eyes. Her vision deteriorated so much that by 2008 she could not drive, or read the newspaper or a restaurant menu. In May 2008, Maxine had a partial-thickness [...]

  • Newest technology and treatments. Eye doctors (ophthalmologists) at Mayo Clinic offer the latest diagnostic technology and most advanced treatment options for Fuchs' dystrophy.
  • Experience and expertise. Mayo Clinic ophthalmologists have extensive experience in treating Fuchs' dystrophy and have specialized training in cornea diseases in addition to general ophthalmology. Mayo Clinic receives patient referrals annually from doctors around the nation because of its expertise in the coordinated treatment of this condition.
  • Latest research. For more than 30 years, Mayo Clinic has been a leader in research on Fuchs' dystrophy and cornea transplants.

Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Appointments

Mayo Clinic accepts appointments in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota and at Mayo Clinic Health System sites.

Request an Appointment

Patient stories

Life isn't a blur anymore after cornea transplant surgery

Life had literally been a blur for 87-year-old Maxine Kaehler for the past 18 years as three age-related eye conditions gradually worsened vision in both of her eyes. Her vision deteriorated so much that by 2008 she could not drive, or read the newspaper or a restaurant menu. In May 2008, Maxine had a partial-thickness [...]

Jul. 16, 2011