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Early postoperative trabeculectomy leakage: incidence, time course, severity, and impact on surgical outcome
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    Regarding postoperative trabeculectomy leakage.
    • Tom G Askew, Medical Student
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      • Mark Batterbury

    Dear Editor

    We read with interest the report by Henderson et al.[1] The title of the paper includes the word "early" and the median time to leak is 3.5 days, but the range of time taken for bleb leakage to develop extends to 408 days postoperatively. We do not think this is early nor a postoperative complication.

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