Table 1

Clinical characteristics of patients

Patient/sexAge at diagnosis (years)Predisposing factorsInterval since last erosion (months)BacteriologyFollow up (months)Final visual acuity
CoreaLid
1/M32Nil7Nil S epidermidis 146/6
2/F22Nil3NilNil146/5
3/M50Trauma1.5 S aureus S aureus 196/9
4/M35Nil12Nil S aureus 256/6
5/M44Trauma48NilNil256/9
EBMD
6/F53EBMD6NilNil356/9
7/M31Trauma9NilNil246/9
8/F43Trauma12NilNil226/6
9/M46Nil2Nil, S aureus * Nil, Nil* 66/9
10/F30Trauma4NilNil66/9
11/F40Trauma1NilNil86/5
EBMD
  • EBMD = epithelial basement membrane disease observed on contralateral eye; *second episode.