ABC of eyes: Injury to the eye: Authors' replyBMJ 2004; 328 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7440.644-b (Published 11 March 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:644
- Peng Tee Khaw, professor and consultant ophthalmic surgeon ([email protected]),
- Peter Shah, consultant,
- Andrew R Elkington, emeritus professor
- Moorfields Eye Hospital and Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London, London
- Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre, Birmingham
- University of Southampton, Southampton
EDITOR—There was a typographical error in the last sentence under the heading corneal abrasions. The sentence should have read, “The patient can use an eye pad for a day or so if the abrasion is large” [not, “The patient should can use an eye pad,” as printed].
Although we agree with the several studies which report that pads do not give benefit in smaller abrasions, this …
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