Restarting cataract surgery after an extended period out of training: a perspective from the United Kingdom

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Fig. 1: Survey respondent characteristics.
Fig. 2: Effect of lockdown on perceived surgical stress levels and simulation training.

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DKH, AKC, and SWT were responsible for the conception and design of study. DKH performed acquisition of data. DKH, AKC, and SWT performed analysis and interpretation of data. DKH, AKC, and SWT were responsible for the drafting, critical revision and final approval of the manuscript to be published.

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Ho, D.K., Chiu, A.K.C. & Tung, S.W. Restarting cataract surgery after an extended period out of training: a perspective from the United Kingdom. Eye (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41433-020-01224-z

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