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Cataract surgery under topical anaesthesia - white or yellow light
Vol 16 No 1 (2018)
Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
Published: Oct 23, 2018
To evaluate whether there is a difference in comfort level between yellow light and white light for the patient having cataract surgery under topical anaesthesia.