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Contact Lens Versus Non-Contact Lens-Related Corneal Ulcers at an Academic Center.

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Summary of "Contact Lens Versus Non-Contact Lens-Related Corneal Ulcers at an Academic Center."

To compare the infectious contact lens-related corneal ulcer (CLRU) and non-CLRU cases at Saint Louis University.

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Name: Eye & contact lens
ISSN: 1542-233X
Pages: 301-305

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