Fuchs' dystrophy is a terminology used to describe the eye disease which arises due to the degenerative changes in the inner most layer cells of cornea.This disease affects both the eyes and process of affecting is very slow. Women are prone to men as per the research data. Endothelial cells are vital part of cornea for healthy eyes.
Inner layer of the cornea (Endothelial cells) starts diminishing at snail’s pace and leads to blurred vision and other eye sight related problems.These cells play an important role in processing water to makes up the corneal structure. Symptoms include corneal swelling, cloudy, blurred vision.
One should take proper care of the eyes as these abnormalities might lead to blindness at old age. Diagnosis at early stages is best initiative to treat the dystrophy as delay may worsen the conditions. According to World Health Organization total number of persons with visual impairment worldwide in 2010 was estimated to be 285 million.