Assessment of patient-reported outcome and quality of life improvement following surgery for epiphora.

Published on Jun 16, 2017in Eye2.455
· DOI :10.1038/EYE.2017.120
Zuzana Sipkova2
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(Royal Berkshire Hospital),
Oana Vonica2
Estimated H-index: 2
(Royal Berkshire Hospital)
+ 2 AuthorsAndrew R. Pearson6
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(Royal Berkshire Hospital)
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Assessment of patient-reported outcome and quality of life improvement following surgery for epiphora
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