Institute of Health and National Eye Institute
Fact Sheet about
Cornea and corneal disease. Describes the cornea with illustration,
discusses its function, and reviews a number of corneal problems. Click on
Fuchs. One of the most understandable descriptions you will find (their
wording has been copied by many other websites!). The print is large
enough for easy reading. Also see their section called Talking to Your
Doctor for questions to ask about your disease, treatment, and
Laser Institute description of Fuchs'
Visit this for their
illustrations of Eye
This is a MUST SEE to understand the layers of the cornea
and how thin is the endothelial layer which causes all the problems for
Fuchs' patients .
Associates of Texas
Although they are trying to sell something,
they have one of the clearest and well-illustrated descriptions of Fuchs',
its hereditary nature, and its progress and prognosis.
Q&A on Fuchs'. Brief but good.
Brief but excellent description of Fuchs'.
See The World
Drawings and photographs by members of Fuchs'
Friends, a support group for sufferers of Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy.
Depicts how the world looks through their eyes.
Bank of Wisconsin
This site has good information about how an eye
bank operates and also contains a very good slide show including pictures
of the transplant procedure and the endothelial layer of the cornea. To go
directly to the slide show, click HERE
is the Fuchs' Dystrophy Home Page, where you may request to join the
international support group known as "Fuchs' Friends," where massive
collections of information, experiences, and support are shared daily by
over 1140 members who are living with Fuchs' Dystrophy.