Vision loss in Australia

Jill E Keeffe and Hugh R Taylor
Med J Aust 2005; 183 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2005.tb07142.x
Published online: 7 November 2005

Jill E Keeffe,* Hugh R Taylor

  • 1 Population Health Division, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Melbourne, and Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Locked Bag 8, East Melbourne, VIC 8002
  • 2 Centre for Eye Research, University of Melbourne, VIC.


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