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Herpes simplex dendritic keratitis after treatment with latanoprost for primary open angle glaucoma
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    Association of latanoprost with recurrent herpes simplex dendritic keratitis
    • , Specialist Registrar in Ophthalmology
    • Other Contributors:
      • Antony Mutamba
    Dear Editor,

    I read with interest the article by Ekatomatis [1] on latanoprost treatment for primary open angle glaucoma causing herpes simplex dendritic keratitis. He should be applauded for reporting a serious side effect of latanoprost. His assertion however that latanoprost has been known to have almost no serious side effects is not entirely accurate. In fact, Wand et al [2] reported three patients who developed herp...

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