Phacoemulsification in patient with central cloudy corneal dystrophy (of Francois)

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Central cloudy corneal dystrophy of Francois is relatively rare for clinical practice. It may cause difficulties in diagnosis of this condition and complicate the decision-making on timely surgical treatment of concomitant cataract in elderly patients. In the meantime, phacoemulsification in such patients is safe and does not lead to dystrophy progression.

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Natalya Viktorovna Tkachenko

First Pavlov State Medical University of St. Petersburg

Email: natalyatkachenko@yandex.ru
MD, PhD, assistant professor. Ophthalmology Department

Sergey Yurievich Astakhov

First Pavlov State Medical University of St. Petersburg

Email: astakhov73@mail.ru
MD, PhD, Doc.Med.Sci., professor, head of the department. Ophthalmology Department

Ahmed Alievich Harsha

First Pavlov State Medical University of St. Petersburg

Email: ahmedharsha@yandex.ru
MD, PhD. Ophthalmology Department

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