Eye Diseases Focus of Genetic Research

Posted on May 23rd, 2012 by

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic and the University of Oregon, meanwhile, have established that some cases of Fuchs' dystrophy are also due to a genetic quirk. The disease cells in the cornea deteriorate, leading to cloudy vision and swelling. The next step for researchers is to determine if there's a genetic solution.

 

Montreal Gazette

Tags: Fuchs' dystrophy, Genomics, Montreal Gazette, Research, University of Oregon

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