Learn About Macular Corneal Dystrophy Type 1

What is the definition of Macular Corneal Dystrophy Type 1?
Macular corneal dystrophy (MCD-1) type 1 is a rare, severe eye disease characterized by a cloudy, irregular covering over the cornea (outer covering of the eye), also known as a stromal corneal dystrophy.
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What are the symptoms of Macular Corneal Dystrophy Type 1?
Symptoms of macular corneal dystrophy type 1 include a progressive whitish opacity that clouds the covering of the eye (cornea) which eventually causes severe visual impairment.
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What are the current treatments for Macular Corneal Dystrophy Type 1?
Treatment for macular corneal dystrophy type 1 includes corneal grafting or corneal transplantation.
Who are the top Macular Corneal Dystrophy Type 1 Local Doctors?
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Mass General Brigham

Main Campus

243 Charles St 
Boston, MA 2114

Ula Jurkunas is an Ophthalmologist and a General Surgeon in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Jurkunas has been practicing medicine for over 22 years and is rated as an Elite doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Macular Corneal Dystrophy Type 1. She is also highly rated in 12 other conditions, according to our data. Her top areas of expertise are Fuchs Dystrophy, Macular Corneal Dystrophy Type 1, Corneal Dystrophy and Perceptive Deafness, and Pterygium. She is licensed to treat patients in Massachusetts. Dr. Jurkunas is currently accepting new patients.

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UCLA Health System

Doris Stein Eye Research Center

200 Stein Plz 
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Anthony Aldave is an Ophthalmologist in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Aldave has been practicing medicine for over 26 years and is rated as an Elite doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Macular Corneal Dystrophy Type 1. He is also highly rated in 12 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Macular Corneal Dystrophy Type 1, Fuchs Dystrophy, Keratoconus, and Corneal Dystrophy and Perceptive Deafness. He is licensed to treat patients in California.

 
 
 
 
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University Of Freiburg

Freiburg, BW, DE 

Katrin Wacker is in Freiburg, Germany. Wacker is rated as an Elite expert by MediFind in the treatment of Macular Corneal Dystrophy Type 1. She is also highly rated in 3 other conditions, according to our data. Her top areas of expertise are Fuchs Dystrophy, Macular Corneal Dystrophy Type 1, Corneal Transplant, and Interstitial Keratitis.

What are the latest Macular Corneal Dystrophy Type 1 Clinical Trials?
Optical Coherence Tomography-Aided Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Irregular Corneas
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Optical Coherence Tomography Guided Transepithelial Phototherapeutic Keratectomy
What are the Latest Advances for Macular Corneal Dystrophy Type 1?
Fuchs corneal endothelial dystrophy treated with Descemet's stripping without endothelial keratoplasty (DWEK): a case report.
Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery after corneal refractive surgery.
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Long-term clinical efficacy of topical treatment with recombinant human nerve growth factor in neurotrophic keratopathy: a novel cure for a rare degenerative corneal disease?