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The future of surgical assessment
  1. Yousuf M Khalifa,
  2. Mujahid A Hines,
  3. Matthew Gearinger
  1. Correspondence to Dr Yousuf M Khalifa, Flaum Eye Institute, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 659, Rochester, New York 14642, USA; yousuf_khalifa{at}

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