Treatment of Microsporidial Keratitis with Hexamidine. Alex KH LAU 1 Colin SH TAN 1 Wee Jin HENG 1 1 Dept of Ophthalmology Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore The authors have no financial interest in the subject matter of this e-poster. Introduction. Figure 1.
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Alex KH LAU1
Colin SH TAN1
Wee Jin HENG1
1Dept of Ophthalmology
Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
The authors have no financial interest in the subject matter of this e-poster.
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