FuchsSupport Library: Member Files & Information



 All information provided in this site, as well as the sites for which you find links provided herein, is NOT intended to take the place of the care of a qualified fuchs' experienced eye professional.  DO NOT do ANY of the "tips" or suggestions in these sites without the express permission and supervision of your professional eye dr.  This group, and these sites, are not responsible for any problems as a result of the information provided


Explaining Fuchs' Dystrophy and what we see...prepared by

               Marisol O/FL:   click here to see slideshow 

You'll need Microsoft Powerpoint to view.  If you don't have Powerpoint, you can download it free at: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=428d5727-43ab-4f24-90b7-a94784af71a4&displaylang=en

OR you can view it in a non-powerpoint slideshow:click here  


FuchsSupport Websites:

   http://www.corneatransplant.cornealdystrophy.com/     http://www.fuchssupport.info/ 

     http://www.fuchsdystrophy.org/                                         http://www.cornealdystrophy.com/      

     http://www.fuchsanswers.cornealdystrophy.com/            http://www.fuchssymptoms.cornealdystrophy.com/

     http://www.fuchsinformation.cornealdystrophy.com/


  FUCHSBRARY   

                                                         Library for FuchsSupport!

A  

Accepting Help


Acronyms Used in FuchsSupport Group (see "Definitions" under "D")

Advances in Science

Age of Fuchs' Diagnosis (non scientific poll

Allergies (eye)

Alzheimer's

Amniotic Membrane

Anniversary Tributes to F.S.:

     6 Months FuchsSupport

     One Year of FuchsSupport!!! 

Anterior Stromal Puncture

Artificial Cornea (See "Cornea Artificial")

Astigmatism

Autosomal Dominant (genetic)

 

B

Babe Ruth

Bandage Contact

Betty Honored in NY Times Article!

Bifocals

Biography of Dr. Ernst Fuchs (See "Fuchs' Discoverer")

Blepharitis

Blisters

Buckle (Retina Scleral Buckle)

Bullous Keratopathy (See "Blisters")

Business Cards for FuchsSupport

 

C

Cataracts (for fuchs' patients, lens implant, & general info)

Caution in children's use of microwave ovens 

Cellcount ( See "Cornea")

Christmas Eye Tree

Cogan's Dystrophy (See "Map-Dot Dystrophy")

Color of eyes (see Eye: Color of Eyes)

Color Vision

Computer (general computer tips)

Computer (FuchsSupport)

    - Changing Font Sizes for member postings to F.S.G.

    -  Changing the color of a post you're reading from F.S.G.

    -  Changing the way you get Emails from F.S.G.

    - Reading "Daily Digest" from F.S.G.

    - Responding to "Daily Digest" from F.S.G. 

 

Contact Lenses

Coping Tips for fuchs' dystrophy

Cornea (Artificial)

Cornea- including layers, functions, cellcount, thickness

Cornea Layers- Is fuchs' in ALL of them?

Corneal Relaxation Incision

Cornea Mapping (See "Cornea Topography")

Cornea Topography

Cornea Transplant Comparison: full and partial

            - see "Transplant Comparisons")

Cornea Transplant Dr questions (see "Doctor")

Cornea Transplant FAQ (FAQ= frequently asked questions)

Cornea Transplant (traditional)

Cornea Transplant - "top hat" procedure ( see "Top Hat")

Cornea Transplant Options (comparisons)

Cornea Transplant Questions

Corneal Dystrophy (not just fuchs') support website

CRI- (see "Corneal Relaxation Incision")

Current Cornea Research   

 

D

Dangers to the eye (Eye Safety)

Definitions of terms used in FuchsSupport

Definitions of terms used by doctors

                        when talking about the eyes

Detached Retina

Diabetic Retinopathy

DLEK (see "Cornea Transplant Options" or "Cornea Transplant FAQ" )

DMEK (see "Cornea Transplant Options" or "Cornea Transplant FAQ")

Doctor- questions to print, eye dr types, appointment tips

Dominant Eye

Donor Corneas and Donors

Donor Cornea Letter

Dr.Ernst Fuchs: discoverer of Fuchs' Dystrophy (See "Fuchs' Discoverer") 

Dr. Cornea Transplant questions to print out (see "Doctor")

Dr Questions to print out (see "Doctor")

Dry Eye

DSAEK (see "Cornea Transplant Options" or "Cornea Transplant FAQ")

DSEK (see "Cornea Transplant Options" or "Cornea Transplant FAQ")

 

E

Encouragement     

Emails

Endothelium    

Epiretinal Membrane Peeling (See "Retina")

Eye:

     - Color of Eyes

     - Diagrams of parts of the eye

     - Diseases of the eye

     - How the eye works

     - Eye Exercises

     - Eye Safety (see "Dangers to the Eye")

     - Eye Tests

Eye Banks

Eye Drops, including

 -types

 -useage

Eye Problem leads to Heart Diagnosis

Eye Safety (See "Dangers to the Eye")

Eye Tests (that can be done at home)

 

 

F

Farsighted

Financial Help

Fingerprint Dystrophy (See "Map-Dot Dystrophy")

Flashes of Light (see "Retina" or "Floaters")

Floaters

Fonts (see "Posting Board")

Fuchs' Dystrophy- Controlling the "foggies"

Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy:

   (everything you wanted to know about fuchs' corneal dystrophy but were afraid to ask!)

 

Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy Diagnosis Age (see "Diagnosis Age")

 

Fuchs' Discoverer (Dr Ernest Fuchs):

 - Biography

 Click here to see video; be patient it may load slowly

 

Fuchs' Stories (from members)

Fuchs' Tips (see "Coping Tips")

Full Transplants (see Cornea Transplant FAQ)

 

 

G

 Glare Test

Glasses

Glaucoma

Guttata

 

H

Hairdryer Method (see "Controlling the Foggies" in the "Coping Tips" section)

Headaches

Hearing Disability Help

Help (Accepting Help)

History of Cornea Transplants

Humor

 

I

Iridocorneal Endothelial Syndrome (I.C.E.)   

Iris    

Internet Tips

Iritis (see "Uveitis")

 

L

Language (translation)

Laser and Lasik

Len Implants (see "Cataracts")

 

M

Macular Degeneration

Macular Edema

Macular Pucker (see "Retina")

Map-Dot Dystrophy

Mapping (see "Cornea Topography")

Medical Reports/Studies #1

Medical Reports/Studies #2

Medicines

       -  Over the counter

Memorial (in memory of departed members)

Migraine Headaches (see "Headaches")

Multifocal (progressive) lens implants such as Array, Crystalens,

         Restor, or Rezoom)- see first link in "Cataracts" section

Muro Drops-Fuchs'  Tips

           (see "Controlling the Foggies in the"Coping Tips" section)

Muro - Basic Information 

Mystery of Babe Ruth

 

 

N

Nearsighted

NEW PROCEDURES in place of a traditional transplant

          (see "Cornea Transplant FAQ")

Newly Diagnosed

 

 

O

Opthalmic Migraines

Over the Counter Medicenes

 

P

Partial Transplants (See Cornea Transplant FAQ)

Personal Stories From Members:

              -Fuchs' Stories

              -T Stories

 

Pinhole Test

PLK (see "Cornea Transplant FAQ"- this is another term for DLEK)

Posterior Polymorphous Dystrophy

Posting Board- changing sizes of fonts

 

 

R

Refraction

Retina

 -  Retina

  - Retina Scleral Buckle (retina repair)- (see "Detached Retina")

 - Retinopathy (see "Diabetic Retinopathy")

RGP Lenses (see "Contact Lenses")

RGP Removal Technique

 

S

Salzman's Cornea Degeneration

Scleral Buckle (see "Detached Retina")

Scleritis

Shingles

Skin Mites

Sleep Apnea

Slit Lamp

Smoke, Smoking, & your eyes

Spyware removal free

Stem Cell Research (see "Advances in Science")

Sunglasses

Superior Limbic Keratoconjunctivitis (SLK)

Surgery Videos (videos of PK, DSAEK, DMEK)

 

T

T - everything you wanted to know about traditional full

             cornea transplants, but was afraid to ask!

Tears- Tear Production, Dry Eye, & Tear Ducts

Terminology used by Eye Drs

Thickness of cornea (see "Cornea")

Tips:

   -Fuchs' tips (see "Fuchs' Tips")

   -T Tips (transplant tips)

  - Post partial transplant pillow ideas

  - more T Tips from Karen L and Jan H

                (including links to some aids)

"Top Hat" procedure

Topography (corneal)- (see "Cornea Topography")

T- partial- (see "Cornea Transplant FAQ")

Traditional Transplants (see Cornea Transplant FAQ)

Translation (see "Language")

Transplant comparison- full and partial comparison

Transplant FAQ- this is very important for every member to read!

Transplant questions to print out and ask the dr:

       (see "Doctor")

T Stories (Transplant experiences from members)

 

U

Uveitis

 

V

Videos (see Surgery Videos)

Vitrectimy (surgical removal of floaters)

               - see Floaters

VirusScan (free) - (see "Spyware Removal free")

Vision Help

Vision Test On-line

Vitamins and Supplements

Vitreous Detachment (see "Retina")

Vitreous Hemorrage (see "Floaters")

 

Y

YAG

Yahoo Help/Complaints


 

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