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Autologous serum eyedrops for dry eyes and epithelial defects: clinical and in vitro toxicity studies
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    Autologous serum in epithelial defects: Authors' reply
    • John Dart, MA DM FRCS
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      • A Poon

    Dear Editor

    Vajpayee and colleagues have criticised several aspects of our study and justified their views with unrepresentative quotations from the literature.

    Choice of time period before an epithelial defect can be described as "persistent".
    There is no accepted definition of persistent epithelial defect (PED) that includes a time period. We favour the definition given in one text"......

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    Role of autologous serum in persistent epithelial defects

    Dear Editor

    Poon et al.[1] in their excellent article have reiterated the efficacy of autologous serum in the treatment of persistent epithelial defects (PEDs) of the cornea. We would like to invite the attention of the authors to certain aspects of the study. The authors have considered a period of one week for labeling an epithelial defect to be persistent. However, most studies on a similar subject have tak...

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