News flashes!

Nov 30, 2015, 191 More than 400 people have signed up for the study.
registrants were called at least a second time (catching up for those who we didn't
          leave a message for on previous calls.)
     112 people have been called at least 3 times
       45 additional Saliva kits to be mailed during this week
July 31, 2015, Over 250 people have registered for the NIH Fuchs’ Dystrophy Study.
July 30, 2015, Noon Pacific Time  We had a slight issue with registration which has been corrected today, Friday, July 31, 2015.

This is an opportunity for you to participate in a
Fuchs' Corneal Endothelial Genetic Study
at The Shiley Eye Institute's Cornea Division in San Diego.

Principal Investigator: Natalie Afshari, MD, Professor and Chief of Cornea, Shiley Institute at UCSD
Basic qualifications for enrollment in this study:

  • You must have a diagnosis of Fuchs' Endothelial Dystrophy, a disease of the cornea.
  • You must not have previously enrolled in this study.

You will be contacted within after applying to participate in the study.
     Please be patient.  Shiley never expected to see so many people register at one time.
     They will contact you eventually and y
ou may be asked other questions at that time.

Please us this link to our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)Studies


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