Paediatric Cataract Surgery

  • Charlotta Zetterström
Part of the Essentials in Ophthalmology book series (ESSENTIALS)


Cataract Surgery Intraocular Lens Posterior Capsule Lens Epithelial Cell Congenital Cataract 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charlotta Zetterström
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  1. 1.OphthalmologySt. Eriks Eye HospitalStockholmSweden

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