TITLE

A trial of surgery for trichiasis of the upper lid from trachoma

AUTHOR(S)
Reacher, M H; Huber, M J; Canagaratnam, R; Alghassany, A
PUB. DATE
February 1990
SOURCE
British Journal of Ophthalmology;Feb1990, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p109
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66098482

 

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