Subject: BDC | VISUAL FUNCTION QUESTIONNAIRE | PREVALENCE | IMPLANTATION | RE | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2700 | RE Ophthalmology | science & technology, life sciences & biomedicine, medicine, general & internal, general & internal medicine, visual function questionnaire, cataract-surgery, implantation, prevalence | Medicine(all) | NDAS | CATARACT-SURGERY
PJF is supported by salary funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) through a grant to the Biomedical Research Centre at Moorfields Eye Hospital and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology. This work is supported by the Medical Research Council (MRC G070160... View more
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