Fitting the Miniscleral Contact Lens in Patients with Corneal Abnormalities

Published on Nov 1, 2016in Journal of The Korean Ophthalmological Society
· DOI :10.3341/JKOS.2016.57.11.1699
Su Youn Suh1
Estimated H-index: 1
(PNU: Pusan National University),
Jong Heon Lee2
Estimated H-index: 2
(PNU: Pusan National University)
+ 3 AuthorsJi Eun Lee19
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(PNU: Pusan National University)
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