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Anterior Basement Membrane Dystrophy: An Overview for Patients

Anterior Basement Membrane Dystrophy: An Overview for Patients
David G. Hwang, MD, FACS
Professor and Vice Chair
Director, Cornea Service
Director, Refractive Surgery Service
Department of Ophthalmology
University of California, San Francisco

Note: The information provided in this text is current as of the date above and provided for educational purposes. The information is not intended for the management of an individual case or to substitute for the advice of a treating physician

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New Therapies on the Horizon for Corneal Endothelial Regeneration

The need for an effective pharmaceutical therapy for treating corneal dystrophy is well recognized by cornea specialists, with 98% saying in a recent survey that they would use such a drug on patients suffering from Fuchs dystrophy. Now new research directed at ways to regenerate the corneal endothelial layer is yielding some promising results and may soon produce such a therapy.

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Robotic Surgery

Imagine the future of eye surgery: You’ve determined that it’s finally time to consider eye surgery. You’ve carefully researched your surgeon and the surgical technique you wish to undergo, using a consumer-friendly, third-party data analytics clearinghouse that allows easy comparison of surgical outcomes and patient satisfaction amongst different surgeons and hospitals. Your preferred surgeon is out-of-state, so you meet your surgeon by webconference.

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