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45 year old lady who complained of decreased vision OS of one year duration after cataract surgery
Digital Journal of Ophthalmology 1998
Volume 4, Number 19
June 9, 1998
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DV Inglesby MB, BSc, FRCS, FRCOphth | Sunderland Eye Infirmary, Sunderland, United Kingdom
LM Tong MB, BS | Sunderland Eye Infirmary, Sunderland, United Kingdom
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