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Visual hallucinations and Charles Bonnet syndrome after photodynamic therapy for age related macular degeneration
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    Charles Bonnet syndrome following ophthalmic laser procedures

    Dear Editor

    We read with interest Cohen and associates’ report on the onset of Charles Bonnet syndrome (CBS) following photodynamic therapy (PDT) for choroidal neovascularization (CNV).[1] An earlier study reported that 16.6% of patients developed CBS following macular photocoagulation for CNV.[2] Holroyd and co-workers reported a patient with sudden onset of visual hallucinations after laser treatment, which cease...

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