Eye Injuries (cont.)
Authors and Editors
Author: Andrew A. Dahl, MD, FACS
Editor: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD
REFERENCES:Last Editorial Review: 10/8/2012
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Previous contributing author and editors: Author: Joseph R Twanmoh, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Editors: Richard W Allinson, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Ophthalmology, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Scott and White Clinic; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; and Robert H Graham, MD, Ophthalmologist, Robert H Graham, MD, PC; Affiliated With Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona.
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