The study by Arbour et al1 in the March 1997 issue of the Archives grouped corneal erosions and corneal abrasions. The etiology and pathogenesis of these 2 entities are altogether different. It is unclear why the study failed to distinguish the results in a manner that recognizes this fact.
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