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What patients want to know before they have cataract surgery
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    What patients want to know before cataract surgery

    Dear Editor

    We read with interest the article by Elder and Suter about what patients would like to know before having cataract surgery.[1] We congratulate the authors on investigating an area that has obviously been overlooked in ophthalmology. However we feel they failed to recognise some unique aspects of our specialty and also think that the nature of their study limits its practical application.

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