J Korean Med Assoc.  2005 Mar;48(3):226-235. 10.5124/jkma.2005.48.3.226.

Ocular Disease in the Elderly

  • 1Department of Ophthalmology and Laboratory of Visual Science, The Catholic Universityof Korea College of Medicine, Kangnam St. Mary's Hospital, Korea. ckjoo@catholic.ac.kr


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Old aged patients; Oclar disease; Visual impairment; Systemic disease

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Vision Disorders


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