Booklet: "Journeys With Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy" (published in
larger print for readability).
booklet contains stories from several members, including the founder,
Dorothy Acton. Her story traces 25 years of a typical progression
of Fuchs' Dystrophy, its symptoms, some coping tips, and a chronology
of her healing following a standard full-thickness transplant.
Reasonably useful vision was achieved 6-8 months after transplant.
The history and explanation of the disease is covered.
Newer, easier treatments since 2000 are also covered in other
stories in the booklet.
tells the history of a support group called Fuchs' Friends. Any
person with Fuchs', or who has a loved one with Fuchs', or any
member of the medical community who treats Fuchs' patients is
welcome to request to join Fuchs' Friends.
sale of this booklet go to The Corneal Dystrophy Foundation, a direct outgrowth
of Fuchs' Friends.
Cost US currency
$6.00 each (includes postage) to US addresses. For orders of 10 or more,
for international orders, or to pay by Credit
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director about payment/shipping costs.
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additional literature from our IRS approved 501(c)(3)Charitable Foundation
at at www.cornealdystrophyfoundation.org.
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