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Surgical intervention in corneal and external diseases

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Published by Grune & Stratton in Orlando .
Written in English


  • Cornea -- Surgery.,
  • Eyelids -- Surgery.,
  • Cornea -- Diseases -- Treatment.,
  • Eyelids -- Diseases -- Treatment.,
  • Eye -- Tumors -- Treatment.,
  • Cornea -- surgery.,
  • Corneal Diseases.,
  • Eye -- surgery.,
  • Eye Diseases.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Richard L. Abbott ; illustrated by Steven J. Vermillion.
ContributionsAbbott, Richard L.
LC ClassificationsRE336 .S87 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 198 p. :
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2738736M
ISBN 100808918508
LC Control Number86033505

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