TITLE

Stroma

PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Review of Optometry;1/15/2013 Corneal Atlas, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the causes, symptoms and the treatment of several stromal dystrophies including Lattice corneal dystrophy (LCD), Granular corneal dystrophy (GCD) and Macular corneal dystrophy (MCD). It presents the common symptoms of the dystrophies including decreased vision, photophobia and irritation of eyes. It also discusses the common treatment strategy for the dystrophies which includes corneal transplantation and phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK).
ACCESSION #
85107404

 

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