Corneal abrasions

References

Key articles

Lim CH, Turner A, Lim BX. Patching for corneal abrasion. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016 Jul 26;(7):CD004764.Full text  Abstract

Watson SL, Leung V. Interventions for recurrent corneal erosions. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 Jul 9;(7):CD001861.Full text  Abstract

Reference articles

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