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.
According to one of the research report analysis showed "A comparison of the prevalence of cornea guttata between Japan and Singapore found a significantly increased prevalence of disease in Singapore (8.5 vs 5.5%) and decreased mean endothelial cell count among its affected individuals relative to Japan"