Genetic underpinnings of fuchs dystrophy identified

An international study helps pinpoint the genetic risk factors associated with Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy, the most common disorder requiring corneal transplantation. The discovery of gene variants illuminates the biological mechanisms for the disorder, which affects 4 percent of people age 40 and older. x

Originally posted 2017-04-04 12:23:30.

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