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.
What are the symptoms for 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.
What are the current treatments for Macular Corneal Dystrophy Type 1?
Treatment for macular corneal dystrophy type 1 includes corneal grafting or corneal transplantation.