A 58-year-old presents with blurred vision. What is wrong?

Cornea Coach #13

Analysis

On slit lamp examination, there are small guttata noted on the endothelial surface. On specular microscopy, there are large areas where the endothelium is lost; the cells are also variable in their morphology (video).

This patient was diagnosed with Fuch’s Endothelial Dystrophy.

In the accompanying 4 min. video featuring Dr. Ashley Brissette, assistant professor at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York, you will learn:

  • How Fuch’s dystrophy presents
  • Changes in slit lamp, pachymetry and specular microscopy
  • How Fuch’s dystrophy is managed
Cornea Coach #13 Analysis

Cornea Coach Tip

Look for guttata on slit lamp examination and changes in the cell count and morphology in patients with Fuch’s endothelial dystrophy.

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