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Validation of a fornix depth measurer: a putative tool for the assessment of progressive cicatrising conjunctivitis
  1. Geraint P Williams1,
  2. Valerie P J Saw2,
  3. Tariq Saeed1,
  4. Simon T Evans3,
  5. Paul Cottrell1,
  6. S John Curnow1,
  7. Peter Nightingale4,
  8. Saaeha Rauz1
  1. 1Academic Unit of Ophthalmology, School of Immunity and Infection, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
  2. 2Corneal and External Diseases Service, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK
  3. 3Diamond Centre of Wales, Talbot Green, UK
  4. 4Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK
  1. Correspondence to Saaeha Rauz, Academic Unit of Ophthalmology, School of Immunity and Infection, University of Birmingham, Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QU, UK; s.rauz{at}

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Sequential documentation of forniceal foreshortening in cases of progressive cicatrising conjunctivitis (PCC), such as ocular mucous membrane pemphigoid (OcMMP), is important in assessing stage and progression of disease.1–3 …

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  • Presented in part at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, May 2009 (E-abstract number 50; 1538).

  • Funding Birmingham Eye Foundation (Registered (UK) Charity 257549). Other funders: Wellcome Trust.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.