Table 1 of Chen, Mol Vis 2006; 12:196-204.


Table 1. Clinical characteristics of traumatic recurrent corneal erosion

The demographic data for 8 patients in this study are listed. Causes, attack episodes, durations, best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA), and treatments of recurrent corneal erosions prior to phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK) are documented in details. BCL, bandage contact lens.

                          Number     Duration                                Conventional
Patient    Age/          of prior   of current      Type of                    therapy
number    gender   Eye   attacks     episode        trauma        BCVA        before PTK
-------   ------   ---   --------   ----------   -------------   ------   ------------------
   1       36/F    OD       2        14 days     Fingernail      20/200   Artificial tears,
                                                                          ciprofloxacin, BCL

   2       35/M    OD       3         6 days     Abrasion        20/ 20   Artificial tears,
                                                 by paper                 tropicamide, patch

   3       43/F    OD       2        10 days     Fingernail      20/ 80   Artificial tears,
                                                                          gentamycin, BCL

   4       40/M    OD       1         7 days     Fingernail      20/ 40   Artificial tears,
                                                                          tropicamide, patch

   5       53/M    OS       3        19 days     Abrasion by     20/ 25   Artificial tears,
                                                 glasses frame            ciprofloxacin, BCL

   6       27/F    OD       1         4 days     Fingernail      20/ 60   Artificial tears,
                                                                          tropicamide, BCL

   7       31/M    OD       2        14 days     Abrasion        20/100   Artificial tears,
                                                 by paper                 norfloxicon, BCL

   8       33/M    OS       2         7 days     Abrasion        20/ 50   Artificial tears,
                                                 by twig                  patch

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