We appreciate the interest and comments on our recently published manuscript, “Clinical and Microbiological Profile of Post-Penetrating Keratoplasty Infectious Keratitis in Failed and Clear Grafts.” In this retrospective analysis, we found that patients with keratitis in failed grafts were older and had an early onset of graft infection as compared with patients with keratitis in clear grafts. Also, all patients in the failed-graft group were receiving long-term corticosteroid drop treatment at the time of presentation, compared with 76% of patients in the clear-graft group who were using corticosteroids.

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