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Simulated cataract surgery training of the non-dominant hand improves confidence and competence

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Fig. 1: Figure illustrating stages of bimanual training task used for assessment of bimanual dexterity.


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We wish to acknowledge the ophthalmic specialist trainees in Glasgow who participated in the study. A version of this study was presented as a virtual oral presentation at ESCRS Annual Congress in October 2021.

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DL and JH had the original idea. JH and CM coordinated the study and drafted the article. DL and AC reviewed and edited the article and provided senior support throughout. All authors reviewed the final version.

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Correspondence to David Lockington.

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Hind, J., Mulholland, C., Cox, A. et al. Simulated cataract surgery training of the non-dominant hand improves confidence and competence. Eye 36, 2211–2212 (2022).

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