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Extended Wear Bandage Contact Lenses Decrease Pain and Preserve Vision in Patients with Epidermolysis Bullosa: Case Series and Review of Literature.

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Summary of "Extended Wear Bandage Contact Lenses Decrease Pain and Preserve Vision in Patients with Epidermolysis Bullosa: Case Series and Review of Literature."

To demonstrate the therapeutic benefit of extended wear bandage contact lens (BCL) use in patients with epidermolysis bullosa (EB) suffering from recurrent, painful, and slow-to-heal corneal epithelial defects.

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Name: Ocular immunology and inflammation
ISSN: 1744-5078
Pages: 1-5

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