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Charles Bonnet syndrome in Asian patients in a tertiary ophthalmic centre
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    Charles Bonnet Syndrome in Asian patients: Authors' reply

    Dear Editor

    We thank Drs Madill and Ffytche for their interesting comments on our paper [1] and are grateful for the opportunity to respond to some of the issues raised. The first relates to possible variations in the prevalence rate of Charles Bonnet syndrome (CBS) in different populations, on which there is currently very little substantive data. We agree that additional population-based studies are necessary to d...

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    Charles Bonnet Syndrome in patients with glaucoma and good acuity
    • Stephen A Madill, Specialist Registrar Ophthalmology
    • Other Contributors:
      • Dominic H. ffytche

    Dear Editor

    We read with interest the paper by Tan et al. [1] on Charles Bonnet Syndrome (CBS) in Asian patients. Their finding of a lower CBS prevalence than European or North American surveys demands further investigation, although this may reflect the stringent criteria of hallucination complexity they used in making the diagnosis (thus excluding the commonest CBS hallucinations of coloured blobs and gri...

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