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Visual performance and ocular abnormalities in deaf children and young adults : a literature review. / Hollingsworth, Richard; Ludlow, Amanda; Wilkins, Arnold; Calver, Richard; Allen, Peter M.

In: Acta Ophthalmologica, Vol. 92, No. 4, 06.2014, p. 305-310.

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Hollingsworth, Richard ; Ludlow, Amanda ; Wilkins, Arnold ; Calver, Richard ; Allen, Peter M. / Visual performance and ocular abnormalities in deaf children and young adults : a literature review. In: Acta Ophthalmologica. 2014 ; Vol. 92, No. 4. pp. 305-310.

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