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Management of anterior capsular contraction syndrome: pitfall of circular capsulotomy technique with the neodymium YAG laser

Eyevolume 32pages15461548 (2018) | Download Citation

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  1. Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, Division of Clinical Neurosciences, B Floor, EENT Centre, Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK

    • Craig Wilde
    • , Andrew Ross
    • , Mary Awad
    •  & Harminder S Dua
  2. Royal Derby Hospital, Uttoxeter Road, Derby, DE22 3NE, UK

    • Hean-Choon Chen

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