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Cataract: how much surgery do we have to do?
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    Changing thresholds for cataract surgery
    • , Ophthalmologist
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      • R Setty, R Bosanquet, J Harle

    We congratulate Hugh Taylor on his editorial in which he discusses the volume of cataract surgery which needs to be done. We were particularly interested by his calculations drawing attention to the effect of changing the visual threshold at which the decision to undertake cataract surgery is made.

    We have reviewed a series of eight audits of cataract surgery to determine the visual acuities a...

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