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Brittle cornea syndrome: current perspectives [Letter]

Authors Srirampur A, Agrawal SK, Pesala V

Received 14 August 2019

Accepted for publication 22 August 2019

Published 4 September 2019 Volume 2019:13 Pages 1719—1720

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/OPTH.S227147

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Editor who approved publication: Dr Scott Fraser


Arjun Srirampur, Shalini Kumari Agrawal, Veerendranath Pesala

Anand Eye Institute, Hyderabad 500007, India

Correspondence: Arjun Srirampur
Anand Eye Institute, Nagendranagar Colony, Hyderabad 500007, India
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I have read with great interest the review article by Walkden et al on “Brittle Cornea Syndrome: Current Perspectives”.1 I would like to express my appreciation to the authors for an elaborate and comprehensive review of this complex disease which has devastating complications. I agree with the authors on various surgical techniques to manage the eyes with brittle cornea syndrome
(BCS).
I have managed a few children with BCS in our hospital with spontaneous corneal ruptures after a trivial trauma. Based on our experience, I would like to add a few surgical tips in managing a corneal tear in patients with BCS.
View the original paper by Walkden and colleagues
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