While often sold on its “quick read” value, the Letter to the Editor is a special form of communication that is supported by most peer‐reviewed scientific journals. Some journals limit Letters to the Editor to comments on recently published articles. We publish three types of letters in Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology: clinical reports, laboratory reports and correspondence on previously published work. Authors of the cited work are invited to respond to the correspondence, and any response that we receive is usually co‐published. Until recently, the journal also published clinical case reports...
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