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What is Lattice Dystrophy? What is the treatment for Lattice Dystrophy?

 

Lattice dystrophy is an inherited condition (autosomal dominant) that occurs in both eyes causing corneal opacities. This condition often causes pain from corneal erosion as well as decrease vision. Treatment includes contact lenses and eye lubrication for comfort. There are also laser therapies that are available. If the vision is severely decreased a corneal transplant is often recommended to improve vision.

 

Treatment

Phototherapeutic keratectomy, PTK

Corneal Transplant

 

Last Updated on Sunday, 13 January 2013 22:49
 

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