TITLE

Focus for the future

AUTHOR(S)
Sweeney, Kevin
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Aug2003, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses developments in contact lenses and its advantage to patients. Background on the corneal refractive therapy (CRT) procedure; Estimated cost of the procedure; Company which manufactures lenses for CRT.
ACCESSION #
10382441

 

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