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Opthalmology Medical Resource Guide

key information

source: Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation (EDNF)

year: 2008

authors: Diana Driscoll, Patrick Wyse, Linda Neumann-Potash


The most recognizable opthalmological consideration in EDS is the very rare kyphoscoliotic type. But considering the sclera and cornea are mostly collagen, patients with EDS or any collagen related disorder should be carefully watched for ocular disease. Opthalmological abnormalities in EDS include but are not limited to myopia, retinal detachment and galucoma. Some of these can be vision threatening.

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